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Nice To Meet You: Luke King

Nice To Meet You: Luke King

On 21 September 2023 we celebrated National Week of Deaf People 2023, with this special 'Nice To Meet You' with Deaf Naarm-based artist, Luke D King.

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ROCKAMORA LIVE: A performance with The Bait Fridge and Slowmango

ROCKAMORA LIVE: A performance with The Bait Fridge and Slowmango

Kaspar Schmidt Mumm: ROCKAMORA, ROCKAMORA live with The Bait Fridge and Slowmango (2023), single channel video, 30 minutes. Recorded and edited by dada.com.au.

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Liquid Languages: Yuko Mohri: Found Materials

Liquid Languages: Yuko Mohri: Found Materials

A pre and post exhibition learning resource for ‘A river that flows both ways’. Learn about Yuko Mohri's practice and her use of ready made objects.

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River Voice: Murrundi / Murray River

River Voice: Murrundi / Murray River

The Murrundi / Murray River includes the Kurangk (Coorong), Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth region – one of Australia’s most important wetland areas.

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2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Dani Reynolds

2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Dani Reynolds

Meet 2022 Studio Program artist, Dani Reynolds.

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2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Cecilia Tizard

2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Cecilia Tizard

Meet 2022 Studio Program artist, Cecilia Tizard.

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2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Chelsea Farquhar

2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Chelsea Farquhar

Meet 2022 Studio Program artist, Chelsea Farquhar.

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2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Shaye Dương

2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Shaye Dương

Meet 2022 Studio Program artist, Shaye Dương.

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2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Ash Tower

2022 ACE Studio Program artist: Ash Tower

Meet 2022 Studio Program artist, Ash Tower.

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Allison Chhorn, 'Skin Shade Night Day' (2022), installation documentation.

Allison Chhorn, 'Skin Shade Night Day' (2022), installation documentation.

Installation documentation of Allison Chhorn's 'Skin Shade Night Day' exhibition. Videography by Ben Golotta.

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Tamara Baillie, 'Piraeus' (2021)

Tamara Baillie, 'Piraeus' (2021)

Tamara Baillie's film 'Piraeus' (2021) commissioned for WATER RITES.

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Henry Jock Walker, 'Seaford Proem (let’s get metaphysical)' (2021)

Henry Jock Walker, 'Seaford Proem (let’s get metaphysical)' (2021)

Henry Jock-Walker's film 'Seaford Proem (Let’s get metaphysical)', commissioned for WATER RITES (2021).

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Anna Gore

Studio Program Artist Profile: Anna Gore

Introducing each of our five 2020-2021 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Jonathan Kim

Studio Program Artist Profile: Jonathan Kim

Introducing each of our five 2020-2021 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Jess Taylor

Studio Program Artist Profile: Jess Taylor

Introducing each of our 2019 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Loren Orsillo

Studio Program Artist Profile: Loren Orsillo

Introducing each of our five 2020-2021 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Oakey

Studio Program Artist Profile: Oakey

Introducing each of our five 2020-2021 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Steven Cybulka

Studio Program Artist Profile: Steven Cybulka

Introducing each of our 2019 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Sundari Carmody

Studio Program Artist Profile: Sundari Carmody

Introducing each of our five 2020-2021 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Tamara Baillie

Studio Program Artist Profile: Tamara Baillie

Introducing each of our 2019 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Studio Program Artist Profile: Tara Rowhani-Farid

Studio Program Artist Profile: Tara Rowhani-Farid

Introducing each of our 2019 Studio Program artists, and their practices.

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Perspectives: Alison Kubler

Perspectives: Alison Kubler

Hear from some of the leading cultural minds of our time in Perspectives, an initiative developed by ACE Open, Guildhouse and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia.

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Perspectives: Hayley Millar Baker

Perspectives: Hayley Millar Baker

Hear from some of the leading cultural minds of our time in Perspectives, an initiative developed by ACE Open, Guildhouse and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia.

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Perspectives: David Capra

Perspectives: David Capra

Hear from some of the leading cultural minds of our time in Perspectives, an initiative developed by ACE Open, Guildhouse and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia.

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Perspectives: Hannah Presley

Perspectives: Hannah Presley

Hear from some of the leading cultural minds of our time in Perspectives, an initiative developed by ACE Open, Guildhouse and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia.

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Perspectives: Ema Tavola

Perspectives: Ema Tavola

Hear from some of the leading cultural minds of our time in Perspectives, an initiative developed by ACE Open, Guildhouse and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia.

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Perspectives: Hoda Afshar

Perspectives: Hoda Afshar

Hear from some of the leading cultural minds of our time in Perspectives, an initiative developed by ACE Open, Guildhouse and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia.

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ACE x MUD

ACE x MUD

Co-presenting with our friends at MUD, over the past 12-week semester, ACE worked with three integrated learning students from Visual & Contemporary Arts.

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'Studios: 2023' Plain Text and Audio Description

'Studios: 2023' Plain Text and Audio Description

Read our plain text wall labels and listen to our audio description for 'Studios: 2023' exhibition.

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Q&A with Teresa Busuttil

Q&A with Teresa Busuttil

Read about how the 2023 ACE Studio Program Artist is preparing for her upcoming firstdraft exhibition.

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IN PASSING – In Memoriam, Anton Hart

IN PASSING – In Memoriam, Anton Hart

A poem by Ken Bolton.

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The Subversive Icons of Ryan Presley by Dr. Andrea Bubenik

The Subversive Icons of Ryan Presley by Dr. Andrea Bubenik

Essay by Dr. Andrea Bubenik, Senior Lecturer in Art History, The University of Queensland.

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Artwork catalogue essay by Steven Rhall

Artwork catalogue essay by Steven Rhall

This essay was commissioned by ACE as part of Brad Darkson: Ruled Us, Ruled Us, Ruled Us, a specially commissioned offsite project presented at the Museum of Economic Botany, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, 31 July to 6 October 2023.

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Q&A with Ryan Presley

Q&A with Ryan Presley

Read about the development of the artist's 2022 exhibition 'Fresh Hell'.

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Q&A with Shaye Dương

Q&A with Shaye Dương

Read about how the 2022 ACE Studio Program Artist is preparing for her upcoming firstdraft exhibition.

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Olivia Koh: Tout en sollicitant le soleil (cupola 1/2) by Paul Maheke

Olivia Koh: Tout en sollicitant le soleil (cupola 1/2) by Paul Maheke

Curator’s introduction as part of the 2020 digital exhibition 'recess presents'.

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Miriam McGarry: Now that the journey is over, I don’t want any trouble to begin by Grace Herbert

Miriam McGarry: Now that the journey is over, I don’t want any trouble to begin by Grace Herbert

Commissioned essay as part of the 2020 digital exhibition 'recess presents'.

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Aristilde Kirby: A Pilot for a Show About Nowhere by Martine Syms

Aristilde Kirby: A Pilot for a Show About Nowhere by Martine Syms

Commissioned essay as part of the 2020 digital exhibition 'recess presents'.

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Hero(es) by Aaron Claringbold and Rebecca McCauley

Hero(es) by Aaron Claringbold and Rebecca McCauley

Commissioned essay as part of the 2020 digital exhibition 'recess presents'. With text by Neika Lehman.

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About the new ACE - Adelaide Contemporary Experimental

About the new ACE - Adelaide Contemporary Experimental

ACE has a newly defined name (Adelaide Contemporary Experimental), brand identity, and fully accessible custom-built website.

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ACE tampinthi, ngadlu Kaurna yartangka panpapanpalyarninthi (inparrinthi). Kaurna miyurna yaitya mathanya Wama Tarntanyaku. Parnaku yailtya, parnaku tapa purruna, parnaku yarta ngadlu tampnthi. Yalaka Kaurna miyurna itu yailtya, tapa purruna, yarta kuma puru martinthi, puru warri-apinthi, puru tangka martulayinthi.

ACE respectfully acknowledges the traditional Country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and pays respect to Elders past and present. We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.