Studi Rurali: beyond urbanality

Studi Rurali: beyond urbanality

Studi Rurali: beyond urbanality

This 30 minute compilation chronicles Meneghetti’s evolving performances directly influenced by experiences in rural Victoria. Studi Rurali is a video splice of cowboy fetish and guerrilla performances from 2005 to 2012.

Screening sessions at Chin Chin’s Wall of Art  

May 13 -18, June 3 – 8 and June 24 – 29

List of video in Studi Rurali

00:00 Rodeo e Cowboy Studi #1

Cowboys and sunsets go hand in hand like Gilbert and George

01:02 Goanna Tirare #3

An ancient Australian game of strength played at weddings, fetes and exhibitions

01:55 Rodeo e Cowboy Studi #2

The ritual of the leather before the ride

03:34 Goanna Tirare #10

A game to also challenge others with

03:57 Tori Studi #1

Here cometh the V8 super bulls

04:26 Toro e Cowboy Studi #3

A dance of death played out by man and beast

05:18 Polvere, Carne e Merda

This has something to with cycles of life and death

06:01 Stazioni

Life is a constant struggle against the gravity of death

09:22 Dualità

A composite self-portrait

09:52 Trifoglio

The beacon of light is one but also three

10:22 Il test Beep

A physical test regulated by beeps of increasing frequency

18:54 L’Uomo Cosmico

Inside of a Cosmic egg were androgynous twins destined to become perfect inhabitants of earth.

23:04 Arcobaleno Vixen

Transhumanists think there is reason to believe that they might not be so far off as is commonly supposed.

About Michael Meneghetti

The little personal details can often be overlooked in the hustle of the city, but somewhere on the edge I always manage to stumble upon a little bit of visual gold! When I can, I make performances that explore a state of masculinity and curate video art for public spaces.

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