Category: Visual Art

OZASIA MUSIC – Shik Shak Shok – Nexus Arts – 3K

Hadi Zeidan’s ‘Shik Shak Shok’ is an immersion into a different world – a modern rendering of 1980s Beirut that draws you in with dim lighting, pulsating belly dance music and a crowded bar.

FRINGE 2019 – Sound Bath – Plant Song – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Sacred Resonance are an electronic music duo consisting of Darren Curtis and Bradley Pitt, often collaborating with the Visual Artist Jessica Curtis. Their extremely interesting research project presented for the Fringe 2019 has been inspired by two books: The secret life of plants by P. Tompkins and The hidden geometry of flowers by …

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DELIA OLEM and EAGLEHEART

DELIA OLEM and EAGLEHEART  Nexus Arts – 6pm Sun March10th review by Gary Clarke – 5 Stars Delia Olem is a multi talented performer equally at home in theatre, cabaret, music, as a singer, lyricist,writer and Cellist. On this night she also introduced us to an Appalachian dulcimer crafted by her father. The premise of …

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FRINGE Visual Arts and Design – Orion – Sound Bath – Adelaide Planetarium – 5K

By Alisha Dyer This years Fringe season is already at its half way mark and with so much going on you may find yourself in need of some meditation. What better way to leave that stress behind than by immersing yourself in the sounds and visuals of space?! Orion Sound Bath is presented by Sacred …

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WAR SUM UP – OZ ASIA – PLAYHOUSE – 4.5K

War Sum Up is an hypnotic palimpsest of music, entrancing vocals and stunning visuals. A woman in modern-day dress enters playing a music box and drifts into beautiful and melancholy singing. Located at the front of the stage she attempts to continue with her life in spite of the dramas unfolding behind her. The theme …

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FRINGE 2018 – SOMA – SOUND BATH – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Soma: it’s the harmonic marriage between music and science. Our body pulses following a specific rhythm, also vibrating on different frequencies. What happens if we try to translate everything in music? We would listen to our body symphony: heartbeat, breath, brain waves, they are becoming numbers and then frequencies, so finally sound. …

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FRINGE VISUAL ART – 1:1 – FELTspace – 2K

In 1:1, artist Sara Morawetz brings to life the essay “On the Impossibility of Drawing a Map of the Empire on a Scale of 1 to 1” by Umberto Eco. The gallery space is minimalist, with a giant, crumpled fabric map in the centre, and a screen at the front of the room. In a looping …

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FRINGE VISUAL ART – Patterns of Migration – Nexus Gallery – 3.5K

Exhibition “Patterns of Migration” gives us access to pivotal moments in the life of Haneen Martin. Martin’s work explores her identity and experience as a Malay-Arab Muslim woman living in Australia since the age of eight. From polymer clay work, to hand-stitched and dyed cloth, to old family photos and letters, the artist’s work is a mixture …

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FRINGE VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN / PERFORMANCE – FIRMAMENT – FULL DOME MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone  As the astronomy room has been entered it is evident that something unique is going to happen. The comfortable seats are reclinable, because the entire performance requires the spectator to watch the rounded ceiling and specifically the projection of moving picture on it. After a delicious introduction on constellations’ structure and position …

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VISUAL ART – Stanley Spencer – Carrick Hill

This is an excellent exhibition of one of England’s finest 20th century painters, bringing together works from across the country and England in a rare retrospective of colour and beauty that sits more than soundly in the grandeur of Carrick Hill.