Artist talk - ‘Parallel Visions’

Sun 31 July 2022
2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
07/31/2022 2:00 pm 07/31/2022 3:30 pm Artist talk - ‘Parallel Visions’ Be inspired by Italian design through the community exhibition ‘Parallel Visions’. Join us for an exhibition tour and panel discussion, where artists, a designer and a historian featured in the exhibition will discuss the influence of twentieth century Italian designers on contemporary art and design practices. This event will explore cultural, social, and political considerations of the twentieth century, as well as its historical underpinnings and legacy, in relation to the art practice of each panellist. This is a free event however bookings are essential.  About ‘Parallel Visions’ ‘Parallel Visions’ is a community exhibition exploring twentieth century Italian art and design history through contemporary artistic practices and academic research.  Showcasing the work of four artists, an exhibition designer, and a design historian, their Italian cultural heritage is celebrated in paintings, photographs, sculptural objects, display systems, and virtual reality experiences.    ‘Parallel Visions’ celebrates the cross-fertilisation of ideas throughout Italian art and design history and pays tribute to the legacy of twentieth century Italian designers. Featuring artists Liliana Barbieri, Anna Caione, Karen Fermo, Sarina Lirosi, Flavia Marcello, and Wilma Tabacco. Accessibility If you would like Auslan-interpretation at this event, we will provide it. Please make a note at the time of booking, or contact us by emailing [email protected] We need at least two weeks to confirm an interpreter. If you contact us closer to the event we will do our best, but may not be able to organise an interpreter in time. For more accessibility services including language interpreters, visit our Venue Accessibility page. Image credit: Anna Caione, ‘La Mamma Dispersa’, 2020, acrylic paint and mixed media, dimensions variable, image courtesy of the artist.  , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Be inspired by Italian design through the community exhibition ‘Parallel Visions’. Join us for an exhibition tour and panel discussion, where artists, a designer and a historian featured in the exhibition will discuss the influence of twentieth century Italian designers on contemporary art and design practices.

This event will explore cultural, social, and political considerations of the twentieth century, as well as its historical underpinnings and legacy, in relation to the art practice of each panellist.

This is a free event however bookings are essential. 

About ‘Parallel Visions’

‘Parallel Visions’ is a community exhibition exploring twentieth century Italian art and design history through contemporary artistic practices and academic research. 

Showcasing the work of four artists, an exhibition designer, and a design historian, their Italian cultural heritage is celebrated in paintings, photographs, sculptural objects, display systems, and virtual reality experiences. 
 
‘Parallel Visions’ celebrates the cross-fertilisation of ideas throughout Italian art and design history and pays tribute to the legacy of twentieth century Italian designers.

Featuring artists Liliana Barbieri, Anna Caione, Karen Fermo, Sarina Lirosi, Flavia Marcello, and Wilma Tabacco.

Accessibility

If you would like Auslan-interpretation at this event, we will provide it. Please make a note at the time of booking, or contact us by emailing [email protected].

We need at least two weeks to confirm an interpreter. If you contact us closer to the event we will do our best, but may not be able to organise an interpreter in time.

For more accessibility services including language interpreters, visit our Venue Accessibility page.

Image credit: Anna Caione, ‘La Mamma Dispersa’, 2020, acrylic paint and mixed media, dimensions variable, image courtesy of the artist. 
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