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Novecento and Beyond



Novecento and Beyond

A programme of talks, documentaries and short films exploring the history of Modern Italian Art from the audacity of the avant-gardes to the anxieties of the 21st Century.

This exciting new series consists of 7 sessions that will be presented in English by Dr Roberta Crisci-Richardson, Lecturer in History and Theory of Art and Design, Federation University, Ballarat.




1. Modernism and Avant-gardes

Screening with English subtitles:

Umberto Boccioni. L’ansia del nuovo, 2016, 15 min

Depero, Rovereto, New York e Altre Storie, Nello Correale, 2015, 62 min

► THURSDAY 1st August, 6.30PM - 8.30PM

 ● A Campari Soda as a welcome drink will be offered to all attendees.

With the support of CAMPARI Group Australia.


2. Scenographies of Power: Sculpture and Architecture of the Ventennio

Screening with English subtitles:

Libera. 1903-2003. Memoria di un Architetto Moderno, Stefano Canzio, 30 min

► THURSDAY 22nd August, 6.30PM - 8.30PM


3. Ventennio, part 2: Novecento and Abstractionism

Screening with English subtitles:

Carol Rama. Di più, ancora di più, Simone Pierini, 2003, 48 min

► THURSDAY 5th September, 6.30PM - 8.30PM


4. The Post-War Years

Screening with English subtitles:

Alberto Burri e Piero della Francesca. Le Due Rivoluzioni, Luca Severi, 2015, 52 min

► THURSDAY 19th September, 6.30PM - 8.30PM


5. The 1960s: Pop Art and Conceptualism

Screening with English subtitles:

Atto Unico di Jannis Kounellis, Ermanno Olmi, 2007, 40 min

Michelangelo Pistoletto at Blenheim Palace, 2017, 4 min

Ettore Spalletti, Pappi Corsicato, 2008, 22min

► THURSDAY 3rd October, 6.30PM - 8.30PM


6. Transavanguardia

Screening with English subtitles:

Cucchi a Passo Uno, Massimo Finotto, 2012, 15 min

► THURSDAY 17th October, 6.30PM - 8.30PM


7. Post-medium

Screening with English subtitles:

Ossessione Vezzoli, Alessandra Galletta, 2015, 1h 18 min

► THURSDAY 31st October, 6.30PM - 8.30PM



$120 the whole series; $100 IIC Members

$20 single session; $15 IIC Members



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Date: Da Thursday, August 01, 2019 a Thursday, October 31, 2019

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Organized by : IIC Melbourne

Entrance : With fee


IIC Melbourne, 233 Domain Rd, South Yarra