Sun, 07 Nov|
Mattie Furphy House
The Nonna Tales with Josephine Clarke
A house concert showcasing poetry, spoken word and music from Josephine Clarke, Antonio Giri Mazzella and Kavisha Mazzella.
Time & Location
07 Nov 2021, 7:00 pm
Mattie Furphy House, Swanbourne WA 6010, Australia
About the event
$30 Members / $20 Non-members
Born in Perth, to an Italian Father and Scottish- Irish -Burmese mother, as part of a large extended family, Giri has worked for over 30 years as a musician, mime artist, clown and in theatre. He is a member of the Flying Mortadella’s Small Latin Circus, and founded I papaveri (an Italian folk and cabaret Band) together with his sister Kavisha Mazzella and Sanjiva Margio. He currently works as a clown doctor in Children’s and general hospital environments, and as a creative engagement specialist with Dementia/Alzheimer patients. He also works with Youth Circus WA directing and performing with Rogue Fez Ensemble.
Josephine Clarke grew up in the South West of Australia, the daughter of Italian migrants. She taught High School English before travelling to other states and countries with her family. Josephine has been a member of Out of the Asylum Writers’ Group for 15 years, and of the Voicebox collective for 11. A collection of her poetry called Recipe for Risotto was published by UWA publishing in 2020.