Tracing threads of the past: Collective Crochet at Casa Belvedere

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Tracing threads of the past: Collective Crochet at Casa Belvedere
Presented by Luci Callipari-Marcuzzo 

Tracing threads of the past: Collective Crochet is an in-person participatory collaborative performance, workshop and dialogue, which invites participants to crochet chains of red cotton thread, a symbol of the chain migration scheme in which many immigrants to Australia and North America were participants.

The collective gesture, through the repetitive action of making chains of crochet in a communal setting, reflects on the continuous experience of movement and migration, for economic, social and familial reasons, and interprets these handcrafted artifacts and spoken word exchanges into transcultural conversations of our shared interwoven stories of departure and arrival.

Collective Crochet has previously engaged participants in Mildura and Melbourne in Australia; Rome in Italy; and is continuing its transnational journey to North America.

Join Luci Callipari-Marcuzzo in this introspective journey! Only 20 seats available.

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