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 artist 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.
The pairing of Italo-Australian artists: Eugene Carchesio, Angela Cavalieri, Damiano Bertoli, Domenico de Clario, Wilma Tabacco, with Italian artists Angelo Bellobono, Alessandro Cannistra`, Laura Cionci, Rocco Dubbini Luana Perilli, who will travel to Melbourne, where each pair is to 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 includes a multi-sited exhibition, essays, artist’s talks, performances, symposiums and a digital archive of the process.
Curated by Domenico de Clario
Produced by Lella Cariddi