Artists: François Chaignaud (FRA), Alison Currie (SA), Sophie Hyde with Restless Dance theatre (SA), Latai Taumoepeau (NSW), Angelica Mesiti (AUS/FRA), and Christian Thompson (Bidjara/AUS/UK).
Lion Arts Centre Adelaide
“Perhaps a common theme throughout is that brands change, people change and everything dies,” says Melbourne artist Darren Sylvester of the works in his solo exhibition at Neon Parc.
Timing is everything. Viewed in April Fiona Hall’s solo show, Gateless Gate, reads like a meditation on the senselessness of war: the perfect antidote to the beer-soaked, jingoistic, flag-waving frenzy that often seems to accompany the more sombre rituals of ANZAC day.
In Familiar Stranger, Australian and international artists grapple with the at times unsettling act of coming home.
Curated by Helen Hughes and Spiros Panigirakis with the full support of the station itself, the exhibition blurred the lines between museum-style exhibits and newly created artworks.
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