Author Archives: Filomena

Doing Feminism, Women’s Art and Feminist Criticism In Australia by Anne Marsh.

In 2021, this important publication Doing Feminism by Anne Marsh was published and documents the Women’s Art and Feminist Criticism since the late 1960’s. It represents over 220 artists and groups with 370 colour illustrations in a large format book. … Continue reading

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The Routledge Handbook of Translation and the City edited by Tong King Lee.

Rita Wilson wrote about my work Mother Tongue in Chapter 21, Sites of Translation in Melbourne. Mother Tongue, 20 drawings, each titled after one of the 20 regions of Italy, pastel on paper, 345h x 616w cm, 2013. Alphabet sound … Continue reading

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Transcultural Italies. Mobility, Memory and Translation

Transcultural Italies. Mobility, Memory and Translation. Edited by Charles Burdett, Loredana Polezzi, Barbara Spadaro, Liverpool University Press. My work along with Luci Callipari-Marcuzzo and B. Amore is included in Loredana Polezzi’s chapter, From Substitution to Co-Presence: Translation, Memory, Trace and … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2013 – 2021

Since 2013 I have been releasing a sardine painted rock on each Summer Solstice with the final release on December 21, 2021.  Each Rock became a marker of time, events and a personal talisman for each year. As the project … Continue reading

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Earth Canvas – Looking at the Overlooked

Looking at the Overlooked is the artwork I made for the Earth Canvas Exhibition at Mildura Arts Centre, 8 October – 28 November 2021. I was paired up with Food Next Door Co-Op, a regenerative farm which works with the … Continue reading

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Earth Canvas – Mildura Arts Centre, 8 October – 28 November 2021

The Earth Canvas exhibition has been touring regional galleries through out Victoria and New South Wales. There are seven core artists involved in the exhibition who were connected to regenerative farms.Rosalind Atkins – Wearn Family at Yammacoona, Little Billabong, Jo … Continue reading

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Covid Quilt – Ring of Steel, Lockdown 2, Victoria

This work is a direct response to the closed borders and the ring of steel that was imposed around metropolitan Melbourne. During this time I was in Mildura looking after elderly parents in a border community, where a bridge connected … Continue reading

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Covid Hands

Home – not home. I left my home in Melbourne and travelled to Mildura before the first imposed lockdown to spend this time with my elderly parents. This work was made within the restrictions of this lockdown, the photographs are … Continue reading

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Covid Quilt – Pacing, Lockdown 2, Victoria

Covid Quilt – Pacing is a work made during Victoria’s second lockdown, a lockdown more isolating than the first, entered into still exhausted from Lockdown 1, and knowing as Victorians we were on our own. Not only in lockdown but with … Continue reading

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Covid Quilt – Spiral, Lockdown 1, Victoria

The spiral represents continuity, that even through this feels so new and extraordinary to us, we know that mother earth has experienced something like this before and moved through it. Shadowed by the spiral is the earth (our hemisphere) as … Continue reading

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