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November 2015

Lunchtime Talk

24 November, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, explores the historic resonances in The Namatjira Collection in Gallery 6.

Speakers:Art Gallery of South Australia Assistant Director: Artistic Programs Lisa Slade

Lunchtime Talk

17 November, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   TARNANTHI special guest, artist Christian Lock, discusses the art of Australian Rules football in the Vestibule.

Lunchtime Talk

10 November, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   TARNANTHI Assistant Curator Coby Edgar speaks about the work of Alice Springs’ Town Camp artists in gallery 22.

Speakers:TARNANTHI Assistant Curator Coby Edgar

TARNANTHI Talks – Battarbee & Namatjira – Generational Connections

7 November, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Radford Auditorium (AGSA),
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

Battarbee & Namatjira – Generational Connections Gayle Quarmby, daughter of Rex Battarbee shares the model of cross-cultural skills development that has influenced her and husband Mike’s pathway towards the Outback Pride native foods project.

First Fridays

6 November, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

Make First Fridays your first Friday destination. Hear from artists, curators and special guests and enjoy live performances and the Gallery’s hospitality until 9pm. First Fridays are a great way to catch up with friends and ease into the weekend as the Gallery’s doors stay open until 9pm on the first Friday of the month, thanks to the support of Santos and InDaily. This First Friday draws its inspiration from the desert, specifically from the legacy of Arrernte artist Albert…

Aboriginal Plant Uses

4 November, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Cost: Gold coin donation

Guided walks through the Adelaide Botanic Garden supporting TARNANTHI exhibition, Nganmarra – the container of life, an immersive installation of woven forms in the Museum of Economic Botany. Meet at the Schomburgk Pavilion (next to the Visitor Info Centre) 2pm every Wednesday & Sunday during November Wed 4, 11, 18, 25 November Sun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November NOTE: Walks will be cancelled if the forecast temperature is 36 degrees or over.

Lunchtime Talk

3 November, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   TARNANTHI Artistic Director Nici Cumpston discusses traditional versus contemporary Aboriginal painting in the exhibition.

Speakers:TARNANTHI Artistic Director Nici Cumpston

October 2015

Lunchtime Talk

27 October, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   Elle Freak, Associate Curator, Paintings Sculpture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, considers the works of Alair Pambegan and Tony Albert in the TARNANTHI exhibition.

Speakers:Elle Freak, Associate Curator of Australian Paintings, Sculpture and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art

Auslan Tour

24 October, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Various locations in the Art Gallery (AGSA),
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: Free admission

A Tour of the Art Gallery of South Australia for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors assisted by an AUSLAN interpreter.

Lunchtime Talk

20 October, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   TARNANTHI artist James Tylor discusses his work in the exhibition.

Speakers:TARNANTHI artist James Tylor

Pirrku Warrapina LIVE

18 October, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Gallery 25,
North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Join local and interstate writers for a very special reading and storytelling event as part of the TARNANTHI At The Gallery exhibition, as some of the most provocative and dynamic voices in Australian writing share their creative responses to visual artworks from the exhibition. Featuring Bruce Pascoe, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Ellen van Neerven, Nyurpaya Kaika-Burton, Natalie Harkin, Celestine Rowe, Edoardo Crismani, Alexis West and Adrian Stanley.

Ali Cobby Eckermann in conversation with Nyurpaya Kaika – Burton

18 October, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Radford Auditorium,
North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Award-winning poet and artist Ali Cobby Eckermann and artist, elder and advocate Nyurpaya Kaika-Burton illuminate their experiences telling stories through a number of different practices including poetry, painting, weaving, writing and song.

Lunchtime Talk

13 October, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

On Tuesdays the lunchtime floor talks are led by curators and invited guests.   TARNANTHI Artistic Director Nici Cumpston introduces the key themes in the exhibition, in gallery 25.

Speakers:TARNANTHI Artistic Director Nici Cumpston

Daily Tour

12 October, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Various locations in the Art Gallery (AGSA),
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: Free admission

Take a tour of TARNANTHI at the Art Gallery of South Australia with a Gallery Guide.

Daily Tour

12 October, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 17 January, 2016
Various locations in the Art Gallery (AGSA),
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: Free admission

Take a tour of TARNANTHI at the Art Gallery of South Australia with a Gallery Guide.

TARNANTHI Talks – Yhonnie Scarce on Thunder Raining Poison

11 October, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Gallery 25,
North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Yhonnie Scarce talks about her work Thunder Raining Poison in Gallery 25.

TARNANTHI Talks – Yvonne Koolmatrie

11 October, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Galleries 9, 10 & 11,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Join Yvonne as she discusses her first comprehensive survey exhibition in Galleries 9-11. Sitting as a highlight exhibition within TARNANTHI at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Riverland: Yvonne Koolmatrie presents the 30-year career of this significant Ngarrindjeri artist. Koolmatrie’s elegant woven forms are created using the labour-intensive process of hand-harvesting river sedge from the banks of the Murray River. Embedded in the traditions of Ngarrindjeri culture and in the words of Hetti Perkins ‘animated by her boundless imagination’, Koolmatrie’s woven forms are…

Forum – One Love, One Family (Barngarla Stories of Resilience Project)

10 October, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute,
253 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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The One Love, One Family exhibition forum will explore the processes and outcomes of the Barngarla Stories of Resilience project that involved Barngarla people from Port Augusta in an innovative project that used the process of narrative therapy and art making for individual and community healing in late 2014.

TARNANTHI Talks – Artists from the Spinifex Arts Project

10 October, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Hear from the artists involved with the Spinifex Arts Project in Gallery 24. Vibrant and large-scale paintings by Spinifex artists are expressions of the individual and the collective. Painted by women and men, the paintings document kinship responsibilities in relation to the land, and evoke ancient ancestral stories using their own contemporary system of signs and symbols. As John Carty writes in the TARNANTHI publication: ‘There is no mistaking a Spinifex painting. Where so much desert art has blurred into…

TARNANTHI Talks – Namatjira Collection artists and RAFT Art Space

10 October, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Namatjira Collection artists and a RAFT Art Space representative will talk about the work in Gallery 23C. This display pays tribute to the Western Arrernte artist Albert Namatjira whose creative legacy and commitment to his country continues to inspire. Painted in the Hermannsburg watercolour tradition by his descendants, the selected tondos (circular paintings) expand our vision of the Central Australian landscape. They highlight its unique topography, light, and colour, expressed from the perspective of lying on the ground. The paintings…

TARNANTHI Talks – Reko Rennie

9 October, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Join Reko Rennie as he talks about his work in Gallery 25. Kamilaroi artist Reko Rennie grew up in Footscray, Victoria, where he developed his distinctive visual language on the streets. He has experimented in private and public spaces with media as wide-ranging as graffiti, etching, neon and new media. Drawing on the bold geometric patterns and motifs of his Kamilaroi heritage, Rennie’s ‘tag’ combines a number of cultural references including the Aboriginal flag, the crown and the diamond. By…

TARNANTHI Talks – Lisa Slade talks with Dinni Kunoth Kemarre and Josie Kunoth Petyarre

9 October, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Vestibule,
North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, talks Bush Footy with Dinni Kunoth Kemarre and Josie Kunoth Petyarre.

Balnhdurr: A Lasting Impression – Exhibition opening and artist talks

7 October, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Light Square Gallery,
39 Light Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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This celebratory retrospective exhibition gives all who have been involved in Yirrkala Print Space,  the chance to contemplate and reflect on their efforts. For those who contributed so significantly but are no longer around it provides an opportunity to honor and respect their involvement. And for those still working hard, it’s a chance to share their achievements with a new audience and inspire others to believe in themselves and show that self-empowerment is possible no matter who or where you…

First Fridays

2 October, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of South Australia,
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Cost: FREE

Catch up with friends and ease into the weekend as the Gallery’s doors stay open until 9pm on the first Friday of the month.  Hear from artists, curators, special guests and enjoy live performances, food and drink. Join us for a river-inspired evening. Experience the work of Ngarrindjeri weaver Yvonne Koolmatrie in Riverland. Hear from exhibition co-curator Nici Cumpston, take a guided tour, swing to the sounds of country and western music and soak up the atmosphere at Art Gallery Food…

Speakers:TARNANTHI exhibition co-curator Nici Cumpston

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Award winning Torres Strait Islander artist Brian Robinson has created workshops for 5 - 12 year olds inspired by his installation, Custodian of the blooms on display in TARNANTHI. Activities include weaving windmill spinners and making small angel fish sculptures from plastic strapping and pape...

Lunchtime Talk | 12 January

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Auslan Tour | 9 January

A Tour of the Art Gallery of South Australia for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors assisted by an AUSLAN interpreter....