Author Archives: Filomena

International Womens Day 2015

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, I have selected a few of my favourite artists to share with you. Once I started thinking about it there were so many more that have been an important part of my … Continue reading

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2015 Piers Festival and Mother Tongue

On Sunday 25 January, Multicultural Arts Victoria’s 2015 Piers Festival was celebrated at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne. This is the place where my parents and thousands of other immigrants arrived in Victoria to begin a new chapter in their lives. … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water – Sabbat Releases 2013 – 14

Fish out of Water – Sabbat Releases 2013 – 14, this year long project has come to completion. I have been releasing a sardine painted pebble at each of the eight sabbats. These represent the earth changes of the summer and … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water – Interventions

Another development from the Fish out of Water project occurred when Aaron Fell-Fracasso from The Egg and Dart, in Thirroul asked me to participate in their Christmas exhibition. This work will be available for sale, please contact Aaron on 02 … Continue reading

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Alpha Sound Waves

I have just completed the second part of Alpha Sound, after making my alphabet I have made twenty six sound waves which will each sit opposite their respective letter. I recorded myself speaking the alphabet and then through Final Cut … Continue reading

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the f word, Contemporary Feminist Art in Australia – Gippsland Regional Gallery

The invitation to the Sale Exhibition of the f word – Contemporary Feminist Art in Australia curated by Caroline Phillips. Exhibiting Artists: Catherine Bell, Penny Byrne, Filomena Coppola, Kate Just, Jill Orr, Clare Rae and Elvis Richardson. The exhibition opened … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water

The Fish out of Water project is half way through. I have been releasing fish every solstice, equinox and cross quarter since the Summer Solstice, December 21, 2013. With the Winter Solstice I am at the half way point. It … Continue reading

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Alpha Sound

Alpha Sound is the third project in a series of three works that began with Chasing the Disappeared, Mother Tongue and now the final part is Alpha Sound. In the third project Alpha Sound I have made a new alphabet … Continue reading

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quietNOISE at Chapman and Bailey

quietNOISE is a group exhibition which I curated for Chapman and Bailey. The exhibition showcases the work of five contemporary Melbourne artist and the opening coincides with International Women’s Day. Sara Lindsay, Dawn Csutoros, Caroline Philips, Corinna Berndt and Filomena … Continue reading

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February – it’s a big month

Works on Paper Fair, Science Museum London This is a huge month of exhibitions, the first sees my drawings being shown in London by Celia Lendis Galleries at the London Works on Paper Fair. February 5 – 9 at the … Continue reading

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