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Archive for October, 2012

Peter Macinnis – Curious Minds

Cath Kenneally uncovers a lot when she spoke to Peter Macinnis about his new book Curious Minds – The Discoveries of Australian Naturalists, a beautiful book of amazing discoveries . The first naturalists were imported from the old country, the next came with books from the first . Before them were the Dutch and the French.. this si were Peter Macinnis’s book begins.

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Artist Jeffrey Harris – 80th Birthday Exhibition @ Light Square Gallery

Jeffrey Harris talks to Cath about his new exhibition, his first since 2006.  My Fthers Table at Light Square Gallery contains over 50 new works and celebrates jeff’s 80th birthday. Referencing his fathers work table and his visual legacy of colour and shape, Jeff uses the table as horizontal plane to depict and explore his and our lives.

My Fthers Table till 1st Nov

Light Square Gallery, Adelaide College of the Arts

39 Light square Mon – fri 9am -5pm

Jeffrey Harris 13102012

Cindi Drennan – if there was any colour blacker than black…

Cindi Drennan from Illuminart tells Cath about a most unusual, unique and creative experience that is ‘if there was any colour blacker than black i’d wear it’. Staged in Goolwa as part of the Kumuwuki Big Wave Regional Arts Australia National conference this multi venued work will take you places you have never been.

Cindi Drennan 13102012

SCALA – Dave Maton

Dave Maton calls in with a guitar, a dry wit, and some stories from the road. He reveals all to Cath Kenneally and then plays ‘Sick of Sicko Fants’ just for you.

DAVE MATON 13102012

Barry Pearce curates Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart retrospective

Barry Pearce curator of Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940-2011 dropped by to tell cath kenneally all about this major retrospective. Barry talks about the relevance and meaning of Smarts art in todays society and how this visual poet created a vernacular of modern painting.

Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940-2011 is on @ SAMSTAG 55 North Tce till december 14th


Zoe Woods- Glass Artist

Zoe Woods, glass artist, recently won the youth art prize at the Waterhouse Natural History exhibition at the South Australian Museum. RadioAdelaides’ Chris Brunner met up with Zoe at Urban Cow Studio in the city, where her latest exhibition, Naturalis: Biotic Symmetry in Glass is on display.

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Anni Lindner, Cate in Blasted! (STC)

Cath talks to Anni Lnidner who plays Cate in Blasted (by Sarah Kane) directed by Netta Yashchim for the State Theatre Company. Ana talks about the confronting play ( an enduring comment on violence, alienation and violence in all forms) ,  the ordeals endured by her character, the visceral soundtrack and the audiences reactions.

Blasted by Sarah Kane, Directed by Netta Yashchin for the State Theatre Company,

13th Nov – last two performances

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