Domenico de Clario: A Second Simplicity

5 Aug–25 Sep 2005

ACCA Main Exhibition Gallery

In A Second Simplicity Domenico de Clario created a space made up of various apertures through which a world within a world could be glimpsed. A replica of the apartment the de Clario family had inhabited when living in Trieste, Italy, was built at ACCA for this exhibition. The artist, his mother and father, assorted family and friends inhabited the ‘apartment’, living their lives, cooking and telling stories which the public could overhear. De Clario presented a 12 hour improvised piano performance as part of the exhibition.

Commissioning Curator: Juliana Engberg
Project Manager: Rebecca Coates

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A Second Simplicity

In the Press
2 August, The Age, Italian on the menu
12 August, The Australian, Creating a room of his own
17 August, The Age, Lights are on and we’re at home
December, Broadsheet, A Second Simplicity
March 2006, Sculpture, Domenico de Clario

Other Material
A Second Simplicity lunch invitation