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Visual Art

Of Sorrow and Tea

Imbued with sweat and tears, Apron-Sorrow / Sovereign-Tea unflinchingly shows the truth behind the state-orchestrated servitude of Aboriginal women in South Australia.

Visual Art

In the Studio with Cedric Varcoe

Whether he’s based at home in Port Elliot or further afield, Ngarrindjeri and Narungga artist Cedric Varcoe’s work is an invitation to reflect on the present moment, and our place on Country. His new mural will be launched this month as part of Tarnanthi.

In the Studio

Festivals

2021 Tarnanthi Festival to showcase work by 1000 artists

This year’s Tarnanthi Festival will feature new works by almost 1000 contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, from stories shared on salvaged car parts to an augmented-reality experience transporting visitors to the APY Lands, while the popular annual art fair will be presented as an online-only event.

Visual Art

Taking it to the streets: public art at the crossroads

Adelaide has had its fair share of debates about public art, from the Hajek sculptures in the Festival Plaza to the pigs in Rundle Mall. In the first article in a two-part series, John Neylon offers his take on the subject and argues that the tide is turning for individual artists creating work for the public sphere.

Scott Portelli's 'Leafy Night' image – of a leafy seadragon camouflaged by thick kelp – won the 2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition.
Visual Art

Lockdown led to winning leafy seadragon image

PHOTO GALLERY: Scott Portelli’s photo of a camouflaged leafy seadragon at Second Valley ­– taken while he was stuck in a camping ground during lockdown – has won the 2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition.

Visual Art

An artists’ ode to summer

In the middle of winter, Heatwave is an exhibition that evokes the long days and hot nights of Australian summers through a collection of artworks both nostalgic and thought-provoking.