b. 1976, Australia

Angelica Mesiti Biography

One of Australia's most acclaimed video artists, Angelica Mesiti explores gestural language, performance and sound in her works. Of Italian origin, Mesiti works with a range of ethnic, cultural and minority groups. She is well known for her anthropological approach to making, often travelling to far-flung destinations to record and make work.

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For example her interest in language is explored in The Calling, (a three channel HD video installation) which documents remote areas in Turkey, Greece and the Canary Islands where whistling is used as a means of communication. Examining this from the perspective of tourist consumption, everyday tool, and cultural artefact, Mesiti creates compelling human narratives of extraordinary beauty.

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