Carla Zampatti at Vin de Champagne Awards 2006. Photo courtesy of Robert Rosen
This powerhouse late has been postponed.
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Postponed powerhouse late

Powerhouse Late: Carla Zampatti

16 March 2023, 5–9pm Powerhouse Ultimo

A very special Italian-themed Late celebrating the life, legacy, and arts and cultural communities associated with Carla Zampatti. The evening will feature Italian-speaking exhibition tours; curator-led talks with guest speakers from Carla Zampatti Fashion; a screening of Sydney Dance Company’s film about Carla Zampatti, Years; choreographed by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela and dedicated to Carla Zampatti; music by Sydney’s disco-pop trio GAUCI; and tunes by DJ Bocconcini.



Balcony, Level 2

 7pm Zampatti Now: Roger Leong in conversation with Alex Schuman and Kellie Hush from Carla Zampatti Fashion



Zampatti Powerhouse, Level 3

 7.30pm Curator-led tour of Zampatti Powerhouse with Roger Leong



Zampatti Powerhouse, Level 3

 5–9pm Book Italian language tours of Zampatti Powerhouse, presented in partnership with Italian language school, Co.As.It. Booking required.

Use COMP23 in the booking section to book a free tour for this event.



Kings Cinema, Level 2

 5–9pm Sydney Dance Company presents Years (2021), Directed by Clemens Habicht, with choreography by Rafael Bonachela and dedicated to Carla Zampatti. 48 mins.

Co.As.It. presents The Italians: Carla Zampatti (2020), Directed by Carlos Raso. 12 mins.

Opera House Fashion Spectacular (1965), Directed by Bradford Cotton Mills Ltd. 12 mins.
Rare footage of an early Carla Zampatti Fashion Parade held at the Sydney Opera House during the period it was still under construction.



Theatrette, Level 2

 6–7pm Italo Disco. The Sparkling Sound of the 80s (2021) Directed by Alessandro Melazzini, 62 mins.



Turbine Hall, Level 2

 5–9pm Carla Zampatti Autumn 23 campaign



Museum Entrance, Level 3

 8pm GAUCI (Live)



 5–9pm Bocconcini



 5–9pm Italian-themed Powerhouse Bar


FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. Registrations recommended.

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