Arts Breakfast at the arts end of the world

Kat Coppock – Feathers – Format

Kat Coppock is a visual artist and curator is part of the new exhibition which will be taking place in the new year at Format Gallery Space (9th January until February 10, 2013). She comes into the studio to talk about Feathers an exhibition with 25 artists, 25 metres of chicken wire, wooden doweling, feathers and a whole lot of yarn…

Frances Watts – National Year of Reading

Frances Watts, winner of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Award, called the studio to chat to Cath Kenneally about the National Year of Reading, how she began writing books for children, as well as where she get’s her inspiration.

She begins by talking to Cath about how the National Year of Reading began…


Mary Jean Richardson – British School Scholarship Winner

The recipient of the first British School (Rome) Scholarship was announced Wednesday 28th November 2012. Artist Mary Jean Richardson was awarded this scholarship aimed at helping emerging South Australian artists undertake a three month residency at the British School at Rome, Britain’s leading humanities research institute abroad and one of the most prestigious foreign academies in the Italian capital.

The Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF), Cibo Espresso Australia and the Helpmann Academy will offer this scholarship to an emerging artist every year for the next five years. Emerging artists can find out more information here.

Brian Castro – Street to Street

Cath Kenneally speaks to Brian Castro, Adelaide author and Professor at Adelaide University, about his new book Street to Street, published by Giramondo. For more details about the book you can visit their website.

SCALA – Joseph Moore

Joseph Moore visited the studio with his guitar and notebook to perform some music and talk about his recent trip to the United States with Cath Kenneally. He treats us to a new song ‘The Train’ and a fan favourite ‘Summer Solstice’.

Julia Wakefield – Review of Tales of Kabbarli and Angels of Kangarilla – Holden Street Theatre

Julia Wakefield reviews the Tales of Kabbarli, the storyof Daisy Bates played by Robina Beard, written and directed by Geoffrey Sykes. The one woman play is  then followed by a screening of the new documentary film Angels of Kangarilla, a film about South Australian printmaker Janet Ayliffe.


Belinda Gehlert – Zephyr Quartet

On Sunday December 2nd, Adelaide has a chance to hear a new piece of orchestral music. However, this piece of music is not by just one composer, but many. The Adelaide Youth Strings  Orchestra co-wrote this new piece with the Zephyr Quartet and will be performing it at their End of Year Concert, 3pm at Elder Hall.

Ewart Shaw spoke to Belinda Gehlert of the Zephyr Quartet about the process of creating this piece. Ewart begins the interview by asking Belinda if this unusual approach to creating music was a hallmark of the Zephyrs.