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FELTspace Fundraising Auction 2016

So, it's that time again. Christmas is upon us, you haven't started thinking about presents 'cos you've got rent to pay, you're dying fro...

An interview with Drew Abrahamson

Drew Abrahamson is a visual artist. I myself only found this out about six months ago when I saw he’d done something very funny and clever by printing Paulin...

Format Framing x The Thousands photo comp

There are some moments that are way too good to be scrolled away from. That's why the fine art giclee printers and framers at Format Framing have started...

An interview with Anna Kristensen

Anna Kristensen is an artist from Sydney who has always pressed audiences to recalibrate their perspectives around painting. Working primarily with oil paint...

Bitch Prefect Thru the Ages…

Adelaide truth speakers Bitch Prefect are getting back together to play a rare show on a rooftop (kinda like the Beatles). It's time to reflect on their ...

Patrick Heath, 'Happy Mediums'

Patrick Heath describes his first major solo exhibition as a “work-in-process.” The sculptures will move, evolve and degrade for the duration of ...

Seth Searle's Pet Portraits

This is Mini Moon Rabbit, she hangs out in the office either sunning herself on her cushion, pawing around our feet for a cuddle or guarding us from the leop...

A picture says some words, with Dick Diver's Steph H...

Dick Diver's third album Melbourne, Florida is out early next month. The honest, haphazard narratives and spot-on lyrical detail are still in tact (when&...

Beers In The Sun

Beers In The Sun is a project by Sydney-based illustrator Barry Patenaude. One of his Instagram followers will suggest an international or local tinnie for h...

Katherine Sabbath reviews her favourite portrait in ...

American artist Chuck Close is known for his epic-scale photorealist portraits of pop culture personalities like Kate Moss, Lou Reed, Roy Lichtenstein and Ob...

Arlon Hall, 'Black and White' / Sophia Nuske 'First ...

The notion of self-imposed creative restriction isn't new, but it certainly bears repeating. Simplify the creative process, remove the anxiety of choice,...

Stanislava Pinchuk (Miso), 'Metabolism' and Zoe Kirk...

Stanislava Pinchuk embodies a whole bunch of things that are right with young artists today. Motivated, inspiring, hard-working, exceptionally talented and w...

Steven Cybulka, 'Every Chalice is a Dwelling Place'

Why do we feel “at home” in certain places? What is it about a place that can make us feel so welcome, and what is it about another that can bring on that dr...

Sam Songailo, 'Digital Wasteland' and Zoe Kirkwood, ...

Sam Songailo's signature voodoo geometrics have become almost iconic in Adelaide. A little bit De Stijl, a little bit techno, his immersive patterns have...

Aspy Kids

Tricky title, huh? Like, what's that supposed to mean? We're trivialising the autism spectrum now? Maybe not. Maybe it's some sort of positive ap...

FELTmaps

Site-determined, site-oriented, site-referenced, site-conscious, site-responsive, site-related. These are terms that are thrown around amongst artists and cr...

Sounding Off

There used to be some pretty great live sound art in Adelaide. Nerds used to conjure some very strange humming, throbbing, droning sounds in basement galleri...

Tracing Textures

Everyone uses paper. Even in the digital age, where you can read on a kindle and write on your laptop and draw on your Ipad, we still use a lot of paper. Des...

Steph Fuller, 'Awash' and Christopher Handran, 'Swim...

Contemporary Art. Many see it as the most baffling, arcane and crazy of all the arts, made up of a self-serving elitist group of people that often brings on ...

'Worlds in Collision', Adelaide International 2014

You can’t swing a cat without hitting an artist in Adelaide at the moment. There are exhibitions, performances and experiences everywhere you look. For an ar...

Grid Festival

The Fringe Festival is a long summery deluge of arts and culture for Adelaidians and interstate art-followers. There are countless exhibitions, comedy shows ...

Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition

Finishing art school is a massive achievement, and it is for this reason that graduate exhibitions are usually surrounded by a haze of hyperbole. As a previo...

Simon de Boer, 'wine.'

Let’s talk a brief moment about something I am fond of, let’s talk a brief moment about wine. I am by no means an expert on the matter but being born in the ...

'The Collective'

A collective is a good thing. It means more brains, more power, more ideas, more bags of party mix. It's in collectives that humans function the best: fa...

Sundari Carmody, 'The Build Up'

The first exhibition of CACSA's 2014 season, Sundari Carmody's 'The Build Up', presents a body of work imbued with poetic observation and con...

Vanessa White & Carolyn Hanna, 'plasticus' and Tom B...

There are very few of us who don't shy away from the magician as he scans the crowd for a volunteer. An imposed spotlight usually means being made a fool...

Jelena Vujnovic, 'Mass & Velocity'

Some artists play with the reversal of positive and negative space to create complex illusions. Other artists take these illusions of positive and negative i...

'Their Shadows in Us', Tutti and various artists

Who the heck is Minda? This is the name of a work that you can see this Friday at the Flinders University Gallery, but it is also a very good question. For ...