2012 Wallflower – The Event

Wallflower – The Event is Filomena Coppola’s first solo exhibition at Australian Galleries – Smith Street. As well as presenting her pastels works, Wallflower – Mirror, rorriM the installation piece originally installed as part of Arts Mildura’s Palimpsest #8 was also included in the exhibition. Coppola’s work explores the complexities of duality and what it is to navigate a journey between two cultures. Based on segments of native Australian orchids, incorporating animal fur and presented on a repeated pattern of William Morris wallpaper design her work explores this dialectic.