Celebrations and remembrance. This past weekend at Venice's San Giorgio Maggiore island, Rolex capped the 2012-13 cycle of its Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. The program -- which matches half-a-dozen creative arts emerging talents to prominent mentors -- included French director Patrice Chéreau and young Polish theater director Michał Borczuch.
In addition to presenting Borczuch's final project, a memorial was held for Chéreau, who passed away recently at age 68. An intimate profile follows below.
Seven new members were announced for the 2014-15 cycle, which includes Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho.