If ever the world needed a mirror to reflect back the complex and troubled state of humanity in our dystopian world, it is now. With the wild and ecstatic physical poetry of Grand Finale, Hofesh Shechter Company delivers to powerful effect.
Equipped only with sticky tape, scissors, a circle of fans and a pile of plastic bags, performer Silvano Nogueira and the team from France’s Compagnie Non Nova conjure an enchanting ballet out of plastic waste.
The end of days are nigh. Let Reverend Billy and his choir bring out the spirit of the Earth in you: repent of your over-consuming habits, join his church and be hopeful! Earthalujah! ★★★★★
Nineteenth-century Gothic horror writer Edgar Allan Poe is resurrected, then returned to the grave, in this deviant and darkly mischievous multi-media post-punk cabaret, delivered in inimitable Tiger Lillies style. ★★★★ ½
Flanked by two imposing buildings in a passageway off North Terrace, this primordial-looking sculpture could be easily overlooked by passersby, but it’s worth stopping to admire its quiet power, writes Katherine Arguile.
The beehive-shaped stone sculptures in the Parklands beside Sir Donald Bradman Drive are a familiar sight to many Adelaideans. As part of a new series on Adelaide art, Katherine Arguile looks at their origins and inspiration.