Author Archives: Filomena

Fish out of Water – Murray Cod, the story so far…

Fish out of Water – Murray Cod is a work that documents a physical, cultural and spiritual journey along the length of the Murray River from Corryong through to Goolwa. The journey begins with petrified red gum sourced from the … Continue reading

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Hutchins Art Prize – Works on Paper

Really pleased to be part of this year’s Hutchins Art Prize in Hobart with this work Mother Tongue – Romulus and Remus. The exhibition will open on Tuesday 8 September and is current until Sunday 20 September, 2015 at the … Continue reading

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Call to Arms, Catalogue Essay by Caroline Phillips for my exhibition Reclaiming Isis – Auset.

 

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Reclaiming Isis – Auset, Exhibition Opening

Reclaiming Isis – Auset will be exhibited at Phyllis Palmer Gallery, La Trobe University, Bendigo from Monday 11 May, 2015 for three weeks. Opening event, Monday 18 May at 5pm. All welcome. Reclaiming Isis – Auset is a work that … Continue reading

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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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