Parallel Visions

From Tue 5 July 2022
Until Sat 13 August 2022
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
07/05/2022 10:00 am 08/13/2022 4:00 pm 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. Artists Liliana Barbieri, Anna Caione, Sarina Lirosi and Wilma Tabacco have each created works in response to Italian designers, Bruno Munari, Gaetano Pesce, Alessandro Mendini and Giò Pomodoro. Digital reproductions by Flavia Marcello presents a virtual reality experience of the design and art museum, Milan Triennale. Karen Fermo references Giuseppe Pagano’s 1930s travelling exhibition design to create the exhibition catalogue’s display stand. ‘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. Image credit: Composite detail, ‘Parallel Visions’, 2022, dimensions variable, image courtesy of the artists. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

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‘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. Artists Liliana Barbieri, Anna Caione, Sarina Lirosi and Wilma Tabacco have each created works in response to Italian designers, Bruno Munari, Gaetano Pesce, Alessandro Mendini and Giò Pomodoro. Digital reproductions by Flavia Marcello presents a virtual reality experience of the design and art museum, Milan Triennale. Karen Fermo references Giuseppe Pagano’s 1930s travelling exhibition design to create the exhibition catalogue’s display stand.

‘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.

Image credit: Composite detail, ‘Parallel Visions’, 2022, dimensions variable, image courtesy of the artists.
Contact
Boroondara Arts
Category
Visual Arts