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reciproco/RECIPROCAL – AUSTRALIA/italy
April 11 - May 2Free
reciproco/RECIPROCAL brings together five contemporary Australian artists of Italian origin and five contemporary artists from Italy to create new works in iconic venues of Carlton. Multidisciplinary artists will explore the nuanced narratives that describe both the chronicles of century-old Italian migration to Australia and those that have signposted the millennial evolution of italianity.
Italo-Australian artists: Eugene Carchesio, Angela Cavalieri, Damiano Bertoli, Domenico de Clario, Wilma Tabacco, will be paired with Italian artists: Angelo Bellobono, Alessandro Cannistra`, Laura Cionci, Rocco Dubbini, who have travelled to Melbourne, and Luana Perilli.
Each pair will collaborate to create a new work in multiple locations across the Carlton heritage precinct including, Readings, Co.As.It, Brunetti’s Cafe, Melbourne General Cemetery and La Mama Theatre. The artistic outcomes include a multi-sited exhibition, essays, artist’s talks, performances, symposium and a digital archive of the process.
Curated by Domenico de Clario & Laura Cionci.
Produced by Lella Cariddi.
reciproco/RECIPROCAL will be officially launched by Virginia Trioli
11 April 2019, 6 – 8 PM
199 Faraday Street, Carlton
FREE EVENT. Register via Co.As.It
reciproco/ RECIPROCAL SITE SPECIFIC VIEWING
11 April 2019
3 PM: Gatehouse Melbourne General Cemetery– College Cres, Parkville
4 PM: Readings – 309 Lygon St, Carlton
4.30 PM: Brunetti Café –380 Lygon street Carlton
5 PM: Co.As.It. Museo Italiano – 199 Faraday Street, Carlton
8.30 PM: LA MAMA Courthouse – 349 Drummond St Carlton
11 April 2019 – 2 May 2019
Various locations across Carlton. FREE EVENT.
Damiano Bertoli & Rocco Dubbini
11 -13 April | La Mana Courthouse, 349 Drummond Street
14 April – 2 May | Brunetti 380 Lygon St Carlton
Eugene Carchesio & Alessandro Cannistra’
Brunetti, 380 Lygon St Carlton
Wilma Tabacco & Angelo Bellobono
Readings, 309 Lygon Street, Carlton
Angela Cavalieri & Luana Perilli
Co.As.It/Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street, Carlton
Domenico de Clario & Laura Cionci,
Gatehouse Melbourne General Cemetery College Cres, Parkville
reciproco/RECIPROCAL ARTIST TALKS
12 April 2019
Domenico de Clario / Laura Cionci
10.30pm -11.15am | Gatehouse Melbourne General Cemetery College Cres, Parkville
Damiano Bertoli/ Rocco Dubbini
12 noon-12.45pm | LA Mama Courthouse 349 Drummond Street, Carlton
Wilma Tabacco/Angelo Bellobono
2.00pm -2.45pm | Readings Lygon Street, Carlton
Eugene Carchesio/ Alessandro Cannistra’
2.50pm-3.35pm | Brunetti Café Lygon Street, Carlton
Angela Cavalieri/ Luana Perilli
3.50pm – 4.45pm | Co.As.It/Museo Italiano 199 Faraday Street, Carlton
13 April 2019 (Saturday), 9.30 AM – 5.30 PM
199 Faraday Street Carlton
FREE EVENT. Register via Co.As.It
Click here for Symposium Program.
Gabriella Coslovich is an author and cultural commentator living in Hobart
Domenico de Clario is an artist, academic and curator currently living in Mildura
Laura Cionci is an artist currently living in Milan and Rome
Paola Balla is an artist, academic and cultural commentator living in Melbourne
Stefano de Pieri is a chef, arts strategist and cultural commentator currently living in Mildura
Elizabeth Presa is an artist, academic and head of the VCA’s Centre for Ideas currently living in Melbourne
Damiano Bertoli is an artist and academic living in Melbourne
Marisa Fazio is a poet, performer and academic living in Melbourne
Marco Fedi is the CEO of Co-As-It and a former Italian MP currently living in Melbourne
Gregory Day – is a writer and academic currently living in Airey’s Inlet
Lella Cariddi is a cultural commentator, curator and artist currently living in Melbourne