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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: Jen Mathews (VIC) - City of future excess

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 7th December

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Running - 8th December - 24th December 2016

City of future excess considers how contemporary sculptural practice, involving detritus and other found objects, can acutely contest or expand our understanding of the relationship between capitalism and urban space.

BACK GALLERY: Georgia Banks (VIC) - Loaded

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 7th December

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Performance - 6:30pm

Running - 8th December - 24th December 2016

This exhibition takes two works that are loaded with meaning and heavy with time – VALIE EXPORT’s Action Pants Genital Panic and Marina Abramovic’s Rhythm 0 – and puts them in conversation. For when facing each other, for each the other is counter and counterpart: they are connected, like two sides of the one coin.

FELTdark: Carla Adams (WA) - Self Portrait as OkCupid Questionnaire

Screening from 8:00pm - Wednesday, 7th December

Running - 8th December - 24th December 2016

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

Self Portrait as OkCupid Questionnaire is a screen recording of artist Carla Adams typing answers to questions that form part of the ‘match survey’ on dating website

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.