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Adelaide Festival

Adelaide Festival reveals 'feisty and defiant' 2022 line-up

Adelaide Festival has unveiled a 2022 program featuring Australian and international artists in more than 70 events, including a free opening night acrobatics and music ‘extravaganza’ at the Oval, Patricia Piccinini’s soaring Skywhales, a major dance work performed by 38 dancers from 14 African nations, and an oratorio about the 1972 murder of law lecturer George Duncan.

Kate Scardifield, born 1985, Sydney, '07—Canis Major (wind instrument 2) 34°46'18.3"S 150°49'23.8"E Studies In Semaphore And Signalling', 2019; sailcloth, rip-stop nylon, repurposed parachute silk, thread, dimensions variable; courtesy the artist. Photo: Robin Hearfield
Adelaide Festival

‘Wild, frenetic, unbound’: Artists announced for 2022 Adelaide Biennial

The 25 Australian contemporary artists selected for the 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art have been announced, with curator Sebastian Goldspink promising Free/State will be a biennial for the times, ‘reflective of a nation still in the throes of grappling with its past and defining its future’.

Adelaide Festival

Festival review: Medea 

Euripides’ Greek tragedy is reimagined with blood, ash and buffering issues by writer/director Simon Stone and Internationaal Theater Amsterdam in one of Adelaide Festival’s experiments in COVID-era adaptation.


InReview's festival season picks

With the Adelaide summer festival season kicking into gear this week, we asked some of InReview’s contributing arts journalists and reviewers to share the Festival and Fringe shows they are most looking forward to – from visual arts to theatre, music and more.