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Aug 4, 2021
Culture

This story has no name

In their new film 'BIOPIC or Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée', Adelaide expat artist Madison Bycroft both does and does not portray the titular figure of French history, in a work that advocates for allowing opacity and ambiguity in our understanding of identity.

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Jul 14, 2021
Culture

The Jam, The Mix, The Gig refuses to go quiet

The Jam, The Mix and The Gig, an almost two-decade-old mental health program helping people make social connections through music, has been put on hold due to a lack of government funding. We speak to the people behind the organisation about why it needs to exist.

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Jul 8, 2021
Culture

Tarnanthi Festival announces 2021 highlights

A suite of psychedelic paintings made on kangaroo pelts by Walmajarri artist John Prince Siddon and installed on a wallpaper backdrop will be among highlights of the 2021 Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art.

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Jul 8, 2021
Culture

The making of COMA’s exquisite corpse

Last year during lockdown, Creative Original Music Adelaide contracted their roster of artists to create a cohesive work using the exquisite corpse art-making format. The work will finally debut next week.

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Jul 5, 2021
Culture

Returning flame to soil

In May, soil in the Parklands met with flames in the first approved cultural burn in Kaurna Yerta Adelaide since colonisation. CityMag reporter Angela Skujins camped with Kaurna elders, uncles and young men the night before the event to hear what this means to them and for country.

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Jun 25, 2021
Culture

Meet the caseworkers of the Australian Refugee Association

Over its 45 years in operation, the Australian Refugee Association has helped 20,000 new arrivals settle into new homes and overcome language barriers, cultural differences and confusing Centrelink forms. We speak to the organisation's caseworkers about why they love their work.

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