Art After Dark West End

Art After Dark brings Adelaide's West End precinct to life with arts and cultural events, on selected Thursday evenings

 

FEBRUARY 23
FRINGE FESTIVAL EDITION

 
 

ADELAIDE FESTIVAL CENTRE - ARTSPACE GALLERY

Adelaide Festival Centre - above the Dunstan Playhouse

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ADELAIDE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS - LIGHT SQUARE GALLERY

39 Light square

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FORMAT SYSTEMS

80 Hindley St

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HAWKE CENTRE & KERRY PACKER CIVIC GALLERY 

5-7pm  |  55 North Tce - Hawke Building (level 3)

EXHIBITION: SANAA: A Better World Through Creativity
Five Kenyan artists known for pushing boundaries visit South Australia to exhibit artwork that gives a voice to minority groups who are working on political, cultural and socially engaged street art. The works presented express themes such as rising racial tension, increasingly complex global politics and border control.


JAMFACTORY

5-7pm | 19 Morhpett St

EXHIBITION: Steel: Art Architecture Design (GalleryOne)
STEEL: art design architecture explores innovative ways that steel is being used by 29 artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century.  STEEL provides a cross-section of current creative practices, modes of thinking and relationships to this essential material.

EXHIBITION: Scape (GalleryTwo)
Ceramic artist duo Alterfact (Ben Landau and Lucile Sciallano), Roderick Bamford and Kenji Uranishi look to urban–scapes and architecture to create works that contemplate the tensions between built and broken, natural and unnatural, intention and chance.

WORKSHOP: Makin' Magnets and Pendants (JamFactory Atrium)
Join Alice Potter for a FREE jewellery making workshop in conjunction with our GalleryOne exhibition STEEL: art design architecture.
Get hands on by applying pattern and paint to steel shapes, creating your very own magnet or steel pendant to take home. Bookings not required.


LWDance Hub

5-6pm and 7-8pm  |  Lion Arts Centre (level 1)

DANCE - BEHIND THE SCENES
5-6pm | In[nate]ture: warm-up, presentation and Q&A
7-8pm | Dances For a Small Stage: presentation of 3 short works and Q&A
Join local independent dancers as they rehearse and present excerpts of their upcoming Adelaide Fringe Productions! A rare chance to be in the studio and up close. Watch the creative process and performances, and join us for conversations and insights. Each session is followed by a Q&A facilitated by the LWDance Hub Associate Curator Amanda Phillips.


MERCURY CINEMA

3pm 13 Morphett St

FILM SCREENING: The Island of Doctor Moron
A film of a live, completely original, Australian rock musical. This film takes the audience for a ride through 21 original songs and relentlessly demanding choreography, delivered in 5.1 surround sound. (2hrs 40min)
Presented in conjunction with the Fringe Festival - tickets through their website


NEXUS ARTS

6-8pm Lion Arts Centre

6-8pm | EXHIBITION: Patterns of Migration
Following her summer residency at Nexus Arts, artist Haneen Martin explores her cultural position in the diaspora as a Malay-Arab Muslim woman who emigrated to Australia as a child.
 

8pm | CABARET: Burlesque Idol
Burlesque Idol is a high-energy evening, jam packed with talent, humour and audience participation. Every show features a dazzling array of rising burlesque talents, a comedian host and a panel of judges. (3hrs)
Presented in conjunction with the Fringe Festival - tickets through their website
 

BAR OPEN


ANNE & GORDON SAMSTAG MUSEUM OF ART

55 North Tce (level 2), Hawke Building

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SASA GALLERY

5-7pm Corner of Hindley St + Fenn Pl

EXHIBITION OPENING: Hendrik Kerstens, Erwin Olaf
This exhibition is part of a series of events which mark the 400th anniversary of the first Dutch contact with Western Australia. Inspired by the great Renaissance tradition of manipulating light and shade, this exhibition reinterprets the style of celebrated Dutch artists including Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer in a striking series of portraits by contemporary photographers, Hendrik Kerstens and Erwin Olaf.


West Gallery Thebarton

6-8pm |32 West Thebarton Rd, Thebarton

EXHIBITION: Mirrorstate
Mirrorstate brings together three artists who reflect their views of the world through their sculpture and prints. Featuring the work of Joel Gailer, Deborah Sleeman and Phillip Doggett-Williams.