Osvaldo Civetta’s photographs are on show at Frankston Arts Centre.
A captivating glimpse of indigenous Argentines is on display at Frankston Arts Centre. Osvaldo Civetta’s Roots, Raices exhibition captures Argentines sharing the roots of their culture, traditions and land with the world.
Osvaldo said his exhibition was inspired by an invitation from his friend Jaime Torres, the late Argentinian musician and charango player, to visit the cultural centre of his native Jujuy – a province “rich in heritage and astonishing scenery”. The exhibition “is a look at the everyday lives in contrast with the modern world of the native people of Jujuy and Salta”.
Osvaldo’s photography is inspired by the freedom of artistic expression, people, architecture imbued with history, natural landscapes and how both natural and artificial lighting can define tone and expression. Born in Buenos Aires, he moved to Melbourne when he was 15 and went on to study art, photography, television and film. He has been involved in the television and entertainment industry since 1984.
Roots, Raices is on at FAC’s Atrium Gallery until April 16, and Osvaldo’s postcard photographs are on sale from $12 and his large photographic prints from $90 to $300. For more information, visit www.thefac.com.au or phone 9768 1361.