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June 26, 2017

How to be an archivist

Far from being glorified filing clerks, archivists are the keepers of a community’s weird, woeful, and wonderful memories: guides who help us to make sense of the past.

April 20, 2017

Tangent – 1984

According to Craig Burke, the publicity director for Penguin USA, immediately after the inauguration of President Trump, sales of George Orwell’s 1984 jumped by 9,500 per cent. [remark]Tangent - 1984 is happening in the Hetzel Lecture Theatre at the State...

December 12, 2016

Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition

The State Library of South Australia will be hosting this year's Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition - an exhibition that recognises the contribution of press photography to the Australian news media. The exhibition will feature some of the best photographic...

November 29, 2016

Truth and Beauty by Ferdinand Bauer

[side]Image: Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826), Austrian, Doryanthes excelsa, 1806-13, from Illustrationes florae Novae Hollandiae, stipple engraving, hand-finished in watercolour, plate 13. Alecto Historical Editions in association with the Natural History Museum...

June 20, 2016
Anna Goldsworthy

My Adelaide with Anna Goldsworthy

Celebrated concert pianist and critically acclaimed author Dr Anna Goldsworthy returned to her home town of Adelaide three years ago to find a city that she now feels is purpose-built to foster originality.

March 25, 2015

Art as a Verb

Flinders University City Gallery's current exhibition,  Art as a Verb aims to unravel the concept of art as action. [remark]Art as a Verb shows at the Flinders University City Gallery, which is co-located with the State Library of South Australia, from February...

September 29, 2014

Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan

[remark]September 27 – November 30 Flinders University City Gallery at the State Library  Image: Trooper Luke Korman (detail), Ben Quilty, Aerosol and oil on linen, 190 x 140 cm[/remark] How can art be made out of such a horrible setting? Take one look...

May 30, 2014

Adelaide: The original Utopia

Adelaide is often bemoaned as directionless and lacking identity, but Joost den Hartog says we’re looking at our city’s obsessive taste for self-analysis all wrong.