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About

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.

November EXHIBITIONS

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FRONT GALLERY: OLIVIA KATHIGITIS (SA) - RESTLESS SIEIDI

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 1st November

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Running - 2nd - 18th November 2017

Restless Sieidi is a new project that references traditional Sami shaman rituals, ties to the land, biophilia and a helpless need for answers. This project has grown from recent participation in the La Wayaka Current Arctic residency in 2017 on Sørøya Island, Norway. 


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BACK GALLERY: CASSIE THRING (SA) -HERE BE DRAGONS

Opening - 5:30 PM - Wednesday, 1st November

Artist Talks - 6:00pm

Running - 2nd - 18th November 2017

Cassie Thring’s practice works across disciplines with a genuine determination to play with ideas and ways of making. Exploring new printmaking techniques during a recent international residency, Here Be Dragons borrows from the language of medieval cartographers to reference the unknown outer edges of life that, albeit treacherous, are worthy of enquiry.


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FELTDARK: KATE POWER (SA) & CATHERINE PARSONAGE (ITALY) - A CONDITION FOR DOING THINGS TOGETHER

Screening from 8:00pm - Wednesday, 1st November

Running - 2nd - 18th November 2017

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

‘a condition for doing things together’ is a collaboration between Catherine Parsonage and Kate Power that uses friendship as a methodology for making.  The performance creates a concentrated awareness of the individual body while the elastic space between the artists vacillates between struggle & support.  


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.