Adelaide International

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The Adelaide International is an art exhibition held in Adelaide, Australia, every two years. The exhibition features a range of contemporary visual works from artists based outside Australia.

History 2010 – 2014[edit]

• 2010, 1st Adelaide International: Apart We Are Together, Curator: Victoria Lynn[1] • 2012, 2nd Adelaide International: Restless, Curator: Victoria Lynn[2] • 2014, 3rd Adelaide International: Title TBA, Curator: Richard Grayson[3]

Apart We Are Together (2010)[edit]

The inaugural Adelaide International, titled Apart We Are Together, was held from 26 February – 30 April 2010.[4] Under the curatorial direction of Victoria Lynn, works by 13 artists and collaborators were selected from 13 countries: Rosella Biscotti (ITA), Tara Donovan (USA), Nina Fischer & Maroan El Sani (GER),[5] Julian Hooper (NZL), Iman Issa (EGY), Donghee Koo (STH KOR), Li Mu (CHN) Lucy & Jorge Orta (UK/FRA), Raeda Saadeh (PLE), Praneet Soi (IND/NED) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul (THA).[6] Venues included the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Flinders University City Gallery and Jam Factory Craft and Design.[7] Apart We Are Together was nominated for the Artistic Landmarks in Contemporary Experience awards in the Biennial category, going on to win the ALICE Public's Voice award.[8]

Restless (2012)[edit]

The second Adelaide International: Restless, was held from 1 March – 5 April 2012[9] across four venues: Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art,[10] the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia [11] and Flinders University City Gallery.[12] Under the curatorial direction of Victoria Lynn, Restless featured works by 18 international artists: Francis Alÿs (BEL/MEX), N.S. Harsha (IND), Chosil Kil (STH KOR/UK), Annika Larsson (SWE), Augustin Maurs (FRA), Teresa Margolles (MEX), Rabih Mroué (LEB), Saskia Olde Wolbers (NED/UK), Postcommodity (USA), Lisa Reihana (NZ), Anri Sala (ALB/GER), Socratis Socratous (CYP), Nancy Spero (USA), Danae Stratou (GRE) and Jinoos Taghizadeh (IRAN).[13] Five brand new works were premiered in Adelaide.[14]

Worlds in Collision (2014)[edit]

3rd Adelaide International: Worlds in Collision Curator: Richard Grayson Beginning 27 February 2014[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephanie, Radok. "International 2010: Apart, We are Together". ArtLink. ArtLink: Vol 30, No 2, 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Stephanie, Radok. "Restless: Adelaide International 2012". ArtLink. ArtLink: Vol 32, No 2, 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Art Life, The. "Mitzevich & Grayson for Adelaide 2014". The Art Life. The Art Life: May 13, 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.art-agenda.com/shows/adelaide-international-2010-apart-we-are-together/
  5. ^ http://ninarupena.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Nina_Rupena_CV.pdf
  6. ^ Stephanie, Radok. "International 2010: Apart, We are Together". ArtLink. ArtLink: Vol 30, No 2, 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Lynn, Victoria. "Adelaide International: Apart, We Are Together". Past Exhibitions. Victoria Lynn. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Winners - Biennial". ALICE – Artistic Landmarks In Contemporary Art. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  9. ^ http://www.adelaidefestival.com.au/2012/visual_arts/adelaide_international_restless?event=2012-restless
  10. ^ http://w3.unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum/exhibitions/2012/restless.asp
  11. ^ http://www.cacsa.org.au/?page_id=889
  12. ^ http://www.flinders.edu.au/artmuseum/exhibitions/past-exhibitions.cfm#2012
  13. ^ Ahern, Lucy. "ART REVIEW: Adelaide International 2012: Restless". Past Exhibitions. UniLife Magazine, Feb 13 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Adelaide International 2012: Restless". art-agenda.com. art-agenda.com. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  15. ^ "Curators Announced: Adelaide Biennial & Adelaide International". News. Adelaide Festival. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 

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