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2012 - 2014 calendar

The public are welcome to attend exhibitions at the SASA Gallery, located in Adelaide, South Australia.

 

2012


Lost for words

Artists
John Barbour, Louise Haselton, Olga Sankey,
Simone Slee and Sandra Uray-Kennett

External Scholar
Dr Alex Selenitisch,
Senior Lecturer in Architecture, University of Melbourne

Curator
Olga Sankey

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 29 February

Exhibition open
Tuesday 21 February - Friday 23 March

Lost for words invite (PDF file 92kb)

 

      John Barbour, more or, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SA vertical SA

Artist:
Johannes S Sistermanns

This multi dimensional : exhibition : performance : is happening in the staircase and foyers of the Kaurna Building. Sounds will be transmitted via WaVers on resonating iron, glass and wooden surfaces, planes of cling film and the building itself. Johannes uses wireless connections - Bluetooth, iPhone, iPad and flat WaVers and sings corresponding to the Indian note Sa.

With the generous support by JM Audio Design, Darmstadt/Germany

Performance
7.30 -10.30pm Wednesday 29 February

SA vertical SA invite (PDF file 119kb)

For further information on the sound and performance work by Johannes S. Sistermanns

 

      

Johannes S. Sistermans, Sound Plastic

 

 

 

 

 

 


Objectified

Artists
Heidi Kenyon, Will Nolan, Pip and Pop,
Tristan Louth-Robins, Paul Sloan,
Sera Waters and Laura Wills

Curator
Karen Paris

External Scholar
Associate Professor David Cross, Co-Director, Research and Postgraduate Studies,
School of Fine Art, College of Creative Arts,
Massey University

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 4 April

Gallery floor talk
5pm Wednesday 4 April

Exhibition open
Tuesday 3 April - Friday 4 May

Objectified engages with Donald W Winnicott's ideas about 'object attachment', and the role of 'transitional objects' as children separate the 'me' from the 'not me'.

Objectified invite (PDF file 128kb)

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       Pip & Pop, Bing Bong Big Bang (detail), 2011


Walking with Alice

Artists
Linde Ivimey, Jan Svankmajer,
Simone Kennedy, Noel McKenna

Curator
Simone Kennedy

External Scholar
Elspeth Pitt, Curator, Australian Prints, Drawings
and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Australia    

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 16 May

Exhibition open
Tuesday 15 May - Friday 20 July

Inspired by the Czech animator Jan Svankmajer's film Alice this exhibition Walking with Alice proposes to build and put forward separate psychoanalytical areas (within the gallery space) looking at three artist's expressions of the unconscious/conscious self whilst pertaining to the imaginary world of Alice in Wonderland.

Walking with Alice invite (PDF 101kb)


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       Simone Kennedy, A meeting with Queen, 2012

   

conversations in ellipsis

Artists
Morgan Allender, Sally Arnold, Nic Brown,
Cathy Frawley, Sasha Grbich, Lisa Harms,
Elizabeth Hetzel, Alessandra Tomeo and Kaylie Weir

Curator
Lisa Harms

External Scholar
Lisa Gorton, Poet (Vic)

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 1 August

Exhibition open
Tuesday 31 July - Friday 24 August

a multi-site "material conversation" dealing allegorically with notions of territory and possession, loss and desire.

The exhibition conversations in ellipsis will span multiple venues across the Adelaide CBD including Feltspace and the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
This exhibition is being developed as a partnership with Adelaide City Council, Feltspace and the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide and is a part of the SALA Festival 2012.

Satellite exhibitions:
FELTspace gallery and Adelaide Botanic Garden
open 1 - 24 August
Satellite launches:
FELTspace 6pm Wednesday 8 August
Adelaide Botanic Garden, Francis Arbor (BYO picnic) 1pm Sunday 5 August

Further information: http://conversationsinellipsis.conservatory.or.au

conversations in ellipsis invite (118kb)

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       Lisa Harms, video still, 2011


 

Post Skangaroovian

Artists
Gus Clutterbuck, Jo Crawford, Margaret Dodd,
Honor Freeman, Nicole Greenslade, Klaus Guttowski, Philip Hart, Peter Johnson, Bronwyn Kemp,
Bruce Nuske, Maria Parmenter, Freya Povey Gerry Wedd

Curators
Jo Crawford, Peter Johnson and Bruce Nuske

Writers
Damon Moon & Sophia Phillips

Eternal Scholar
Daniel Thomas AM, Curator and Emeritus Director
of the Art Gallery of South Australia

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 26 September

Exhibition open
Tuesday 4 September - Friday 12 October

Post Skangaroovian seeks to explore the legacy of a 'new wave of stylish, post modern ceramics' recognised as particular to Adelaide studio ceramics in the period of 1968 to 1978.
This exhibition is being developed in partnership with the 2012 Australian Ceramics Triennale and the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Post Skangaroovian invite (529kb)

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       Margaret Dodd, 2010



Hot Chocolate

Artists
Troy-Anthony Baylis, Bianca Beetson, Pamela Croft-Warcon, Cary Leibowitz, Yves Netzhammer + Ralph Schraivogel, Nat Paton, Andrew Putter, Dieter Roth

Curators
Troy-Anthony Baylis and Frances Wyld

External Scholar
Dr Pamela CroftWarcon

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 14 November

Exhibition open
Wednesday 24 October - Thursday 29 November

An exhibition of contemporary art researching metaphors and practices of making and relating
art with chocolate.

Hot Chocolate is part of the Visual Arts Program Feast Festival 2012.

Hot Chocolate invite (584k)

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       Yves Netzhammer + Ralph Schraivogel



Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) Exhibition 2012

Artists
(TBC)

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 5 December

Exhibition open
Wednesday 5 - Friday 14 December

This is one of cluster of exhibitions that celebrates the work of students graduating in 2012 with degrees from Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia.

 


       Carly Snoswell,


2013


In the shadow of forgetting

Artist:
Aldo Iacobelli

Curator:
Linda Marie Walker

External Scholar:
Professor Nikos Papastergiadis
Senior Lecturer and Acting Director of the Australian Centre, University of Melbourne.

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 6 March

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 6 March

Gallery install and open studio
Tuesday 22 January - Monday 11 February

Exhibition open and Artist in Residency
Tuesday 12 February - Friday 22 March

A solo exhibition of new drawing works by Aldo Iacobelli

 

      

Aldo Iacobelli, Olivia, 1996 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ordinary Escapes and Other Magic

Artist:
Celeste Aldahn
Ray Harris

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 3 April

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 3 April

Exhibition open
Tuesday 2 April - Friday 10 May

This exhibition brings together two artists that focus on fantasy states as a means to escape from reality or negotiate the difficult terrain of existence. 

 

      

Ray Harris 

 

 

 

 

 

 


At the interstices of clockwork

Artist:
Elizabeth Bevan-Parrella, Cathy Frawley, Elizabeth Hetzel, Tyler Rock

Curator:
Elizabeth Bevan-Parrella

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 22 May

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 22 May

Exhibition open
Tuesday 21 May - Thursday 27 June

In an attempt at dissolving matter that has become passed off as 'matter of fact' this exhibition aims to circumvent sameness and the panic stricken archetype of clockwork. An installation of network webs and striated lines that sit within the gallery space, as a series of moments in terminal states of in-betweeness.

 

      

Elizabeth Bevan-Parrella 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Post-graduate season

Artists:
Troy-Anthony Baylis & Deborah Prior

Exhibition open
Tuesday 2 - Friday 19 July

This exhibition celebrates the academic achievements of two South Australian Artists currently undertaking their PhD in Visual Arts.

Troy-Anthony Baylis research is titled Deadly Mimicry: Indigeneity and Drag in Contemporary Artistic Representation, the artwork exhibited here
investigates Queer-Aboriginal identity through contemporary arts practice.

For her research, Deborah Prior has engaged in labour intensive craft practices to generate new imaginings of the corporeal body in response to the Anatomical Venus of Florence's 19thC Museo La Specola.

 

      Troy-Anthony Baylis, Till tomorrow, 2011Deborah Prior, Theobromine (detail), 2012 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Do electric crows fly over Adelaide?

Artists:
TBC

Curators:
Steven Kelly & Thomas Michal

Install:
Monday 22 July

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 14 August

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 14 August

Exhibition closes
Friday 30 August

The installation intervenes in the the SASA Gallery by creating an immersion in the Blade Runner metropolis, spatially demonstrating a futuristic cinematic urbanism if maximum density and saturation. The installation brings together diverse works across the scales of design disciplines to surround the visitor with a compelling spatial fiction, an urban interior with embedded animations and objects, in neo-noir style.

 

      

http://cdn.ronenbekerman.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/cl_emy_3d-11.jpg 

 

 

 

 

 

 


manual: inscriptions of the everyday

Artists:
Damien Chwalisz, Mat Davis, Michael Geissler,
Gini Lee, Peter Malatt, Katie Pedisic, Peter Poulet, Hannah White

Curators:
Rachel Hurst
Jane Lawrence

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 11 September

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 11 September

Exhibition open
Tuesday 10 September - Friday 18 October

Prompted by the curators' research in theories of the everyday, this group exhibition of architecture and design explores the concept of the manual - as dexterity, craft, handbooks and instruction. It will consist of a series of 2 and 3-dimensional pieces in mixed media. Central to the curation will be a 'table of contents' as a dynamic device to provide a condensed, physical synopsis of the exhibition.

 

      

Rachel Hurst & Jane Lawrence

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transit Lounge

Artists:
Susan Bruce, Heather Faulkner, Jessica Miley, Vicki Rich, Will Sergeant aka Gertrude Glossop, Kathy Sport

Curators:
Rosslyn Prosser & Vicki Crowley 

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 13 November

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 13 November

Exhibition open
Tuesday 29 October - Thursday 28 November

This exhibition is the outcome of research into Adelaide drag performance culture including artists and performers responding to subject of self-presentation, performativity and the body in the everyday and on stage.

 

      

Heather Faulkner

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) Exhibition 2013

Artist:
TBC

Exhibition launch
Wednesday 4 December 2013

Exhibition open
Wednesday 4 - Friday 13 December

This is one of cluster of exhibitions that celebrates the work of students graduating in 2012 with degrees from Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia.

 

      Ben Leslie, Date night, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2014


SASA Gallery project - Adelaide Festival of the Arts

Artists:
TBC

Gallery flor talk:
5pm Wednesday 26 February

Exhibition launch:
6pm Wednesday 26 February

Exhibition open:
Tuesday 25 February - Friday 28 March


      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Spaces of connection

Artist:
Imiyari Yilpi Adamson, Elizabeth Hetzel, Jan Hogan, Jessica Sanguesa

Curators:
Elizabeth Hetzel, Jan Hogan, Jessica Sanguesa

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 9 April

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 9 April

Exhibition open
Tuesday 8 April - Friday 9 May

Spaces of connection explores the interconnectedness between Indigenous and non-Indigenous relationships to land, to place and to each other. Our relationship to land is shaped by our individual and collective past. In this exhibition the artists intend to create a space for reflection on the interconnecting and diverging ideas about country and think through the possibilities for our future engagement with the land.

 

      

Jessica Sanguesa 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Moriendo Renascor:
19th Century photography techniques in contemporary context

Artist:
Sean Culver, Mark Kessell, CJ Taylor, James Tylor

Curator:
Amalia Alpareanu

Gallery floor talk:
5pm Wednesday 21 May

Exhibition launch
6pm Wednesday 21 May

Exhibition open
Tuesday 20 May - Friday 27 June

Moriendo Renascor, examines the rebirth of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes; dead 19th Century photographic techniques reawakened within a contemporary context.

 

      

Sean Culver 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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