Artist

Alessio Cavallaro

Alessio Cavallaro was born in Italy, lives and works in Sydney, Australia, as an independent artistic director, curator and producer of innovative media arts. Most recently, as Director of ReelDance, he curated Dance on Screen 2012. From 2000?2010, Alessio was Senior Curator at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne, where he produced and curated more than 20 major exhibitions, most notably Transfigure (2003), SenseSurround (2004), Contemporary Commonwealth (2006), Len Lye (co-curated with Tyler Cann, 2009), and Bill Viola’s The Raft and The Tristan Project (2010), presented in association with Kaldor Public Art Projects. He curated the first group exhibition of Australian media art at Ars Electronica, Linz (2004), a screening program for the Australian Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai, and several sound art exhibitions, including MERIDIAN, Kobe, Japan (1993). A co-producer/curator of the influential event ISEA 1992 Sydney, Alessio is a member of the Curatorial Committee for ISEA 2013 Sydney, and is developing various projects across the fields of visual and performing arts, science and technology.

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