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Talks and discussions that follow the lead of contemporary art, from the Samstag Museum of Art at the University of South Australia.

ON ART Samstag Museum of Art

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Talks and discussions that follow the lead of contemporary art, from the Samstag Museum of Art at the University of South Australia.

    Djon Mundine OAM

    Djon Mundine OAM

    UniSA visiting research fellow, writer, curator, activist and proud Bandjalung man Djon Mundine OAM sits down with Samstag's Associate Curator Anna Zagala to discuss his venerable career.

    Along the way Djon shares his curatorial process, the importance of maintaining a wide perspective and open approach, how the Aboriginal Memorial came about, and what the dingo has to tells us about settler culture.

    ON ART is supported by the Gordon Darling Foundation and Solstice Podcasting, edited and produced in Tarntanya/Adelaide on 11 March 2022.

    • 42 min
    Helen Fuller and Khai Liew

    Helen Fuller and Khai Liew

    Samstag Director Erica Green sits down with two Tarntanya/Adelaide-based makers, ceramicist Helen Fuller and designer Khai Liew.

    Helen Fuller's exhibition of objects or 'pots' as she refers to them, is currently on at Samstag Museum of Art presented in collaboration with Khai Liew who conceived of the imaginative installation.

    They discuss Helen's love of the night sky in the Flinders Ranges, her recent foray into working with clay, how a visit to Helen's home and studio was a source of inspiration for Khai, and the steps that led them both to the present moment.

    ON ART is supported by the Gordon Darling Foundation and Solstice Podcasting, edited and produced in Tarntanya/Adelaide on 8 March 2022.

    • 26 min
    Elyas Alavi/ Tarntanya/Adelaide based artist and Samstag Scholar

    Elyas Alavi/ Tarntanya/Adelaide based artist and Samstag Scholar

    Elyas was awarded the Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship in 2019 which enabled him to undertake a Master of Fine Arts at Chelsea College of Arts, London . He discusses the process of applying, selecting an institution, the factors influencing his decision and how he navigated the disruption of a global pandemic.

    ON Art is supported by the Gordon Darling Foundation and Solstice Podcasting, edited and produced by Tilly Balding in Tartanya/Adelaide on 10 December.

    • 23 min
    Pilar Mata Dupont and Jessica Bunch / Writing The Ague

    Pilar Mata Dupont and Jessica Bunch / Writing The Ague

    In the latest episode of ON ART, Samstag Curator Gillian Brown speaks with artist Pilar Mata Dupont and writer Jessica Bunch about working together to write for Pilar's 2018 moving image work The Ague, on exhibition at Samstag from 22 October until 10 December, 2021. Speaking on Zoom from the UK, Netherlands and Australia, they touch on processes of collaboration, adaptation, and the power of storytelling.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum

    ON ART is supported by the Gordon Darling Foundation and Solstice Podcasting, edited and produced by Tilly Balding in Tarntanya/Adelaide, November 2021.

    • 33 min
    Madison Bycroft / B̶I̶O̶P̶I̶C̶ or Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée

    Madison Bycroft / B̶I̶O̶P̶I̶C̶ or Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée

    In the latest episode of ON ART, Marseille-based, Adelaide-born artist Madison Bycroft on their new moving-image commission B̶I̶O̶P̶I̶C̶ or Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée (2021) with Samstag curator Gillian Brown. In a wide-ranging conversation, they discuss the making and presentation of a feature-length film, the politics of storytelling and the philosophical notion of opacity.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum

    ON ART is supported by the Gordon Darling Foundation and Solstice Podcasting, edited and produced by Tilly Balding in Tarntanya/Adelaide, September 2021.

    • 37 min
    Alex Martinis Roe / To Become Two

    Alex Martinis Roe / To Become Two

    In the latest episode of ON ART, Naarm/Melbourne based artist Alex Martinis Roe on the works that comprise her exhibition, To Become Two (2014-2017) with Samstag curator Joanna Kitto. They discuss feminist political practices and relationships within the collectives doing that work, as well as Alex's experience as a Samstag scholar and the ways the scholarship has impacted her practice in the years since.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum

    ON ART is supported by the Gordon Darling Foundation and Solstice Podcasting, edited and produced by Tilly Balding in Tarntanya/Adelaide, August 2021

    • 35 min

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