InDaily‘s hit list of events and shows, including highlights of the last days of the Adelaide Film Festival, traditional Japanese art under the stars, a British Film Fest tribute to Michael Caine, and Theatre Republic’s provocative debut show.
British performance artist Sue Austin’s ‘underwater ballet’ at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre is not just visually mesmerising, it also encourages a shift in the way we view disability, writes Heather Taylor Johnson.
The last two years of Vincent van Gogh’s life are well-mined by artists drawn to the exploration of madness and passion in art, but Willem Dafoe can’t be outdone in his portrait of the painter in the new film At Eternity’s Gate.
Inspired by architecture and the ‘weirder’ impulses of Couture+Love+Madness designer Cristina Tridente, new label Tridente is making its debut at the Adelaide Fashion Festival.
Stepping on stage alone to perform a previously unseen script sealed in a box would terrify most people. Actor and comedian Alex Lee, however, seems surprisingly unfazed by the idea – though she does warn there might be tears.
The weeds we love to hate are maybe not so bad after all, Claire Belberg suggests in her contribution for this week’s Poet’s Corner.
A riveting look at the audacity of man, National Geographic’s Free Solo follows climber Alex Honnold’s mission to scale the sheer granite face of the 914m-high El Capitan Wall in Yosemite. Alone. With no ropes or safety gear.
The gentle humour and quiet melancholy of Benedikt Erlingsson’s quirky Icelandic saga belies the fierceness of its environmental message.
The stunning scenery is the highlight of this melodramatic story starring Radha Mitchell as an opera star trying to stage a comeback concert.
Australian writer and director Jennifer Kent has produced a brutal film that describes what a lawless, frightening place Van Diemen’s Land would have been in the early days of settlement.
In what’s been described as a major coup for South Australia following the record-breaking Colours of Impressionism exhibition, leading contemporary artist Chiharu Shiota is presenting three major projects at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Adelaide retains a resilient cluster of colourful second-hand and antiquarian booksellers who, driven by a labour of literary love, have defied the contemporary threats to the industry. And their stories suggest the printed book is far from dead.