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FELTspace is an artist run organisation supporting, developing and presenting emerging, experimental, and diverse exhibitions and public programs. Our gallery is located at 12 Compton Street, AdelaideOpenings occur on the first Wednesday of every month.

Established in 2008 with an exhibition space at the heart of Adelaide's Central Market district, FELTspace has quickly become a centre for the emerging contemporary visual arts community. Remaining an important site for the development, exhibition and discussion of new work by emerging and recognised visual artists in South Australia. FELTspace has a focus on promoting emerging and early career artists, with opportunities for more established artists to show in a non-commercial and non-institutional space.



FRONT GALLERY: Nancy Downes (SA) - on / off circle

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 6th September

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Running - 7th - 22nd September 2017

As a circumstance of encounter, on / off circle invites viewers to participate, using themselves and others as a gauge in sensing varied and social proximities.  With this specific attention to the senses, on / off circle offers an embodied encounter of human phenomena that are simultaneously simple and profound: anxieties hovering over interactions.


BACK GALLERY: Alycia Bennett (sA) - 21st Century Explorer

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 6th September

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Running - 7th - 22nd September 2017

21st Century Explorer, responds to the fracturing of private and public space within the digital realm. The relationship between the body and the machine is interrogated using new media techniques to explore ideas surrounding visibility, privacy, consent, and surveillance in a public sphere.

feltdark: Alycia Bennett (sa)

Screening from 8:00pm - Wednesday, 6th September

Running - 7th - 22nd September 2017

FELTdark is viewable: Wed - Thur: 6pm - 12am, Fri: 7pm - 12am, Sat: 6pm - 12am

FELTspace is generously supported by the South Australian Government through Arts South Australia.


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FELTspace acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work in Tarntanyangga Adelaide.