ISOLATED. PERSONAL. IMMERSIVE.

Islands are by nature isolating, and that isolation coupled with majestic natural surroundings can be inspiration galore to the creative soul.

Ten Kangaroo Island based visual artists are bringing ‘mainlanders’ a glimpse of the isolation and inspiration of island life in Island to Inland: contemporary art from Kangaroo Island, which opened at Flinders University City Gallery during SALA Festival 2017 and is now touring regional South Australia.

The artists have created new works on the theme of ‘isolation and inspiration’ for the exhibition, curated by Eleanor Scicchitano, Visual Arts Curator, Country Arts South Australia and Celia Dottore, Exhibitions Manager, Flinders University Art Museum and City Gallery University.

Featuring Audrey Harnett, Caroline Taylor, Deborah Sleeman, Indiana James, Janine Mackintosh, Kenita Williamson, Maggie Welz, Quentin Chester, Ria Byass, Scott Hartshorne.

Follow the Island to Inland blog to hear from the artists as they create their new works and explore their community: https://thedirtsa.com.au/project/island-to-inland/

Image Credit: Deborah Sleeman, Les enfants perdus (detail), 2016-17, mixed media, dimensions variable. Photo: Quentin Chester.

Island to Inland is supported by

Pine Tree Green by Jane Skeer
  • Visual Arts

Pine Tree Green by Jane Skeer

30th June 2018 — 31st October 2018

Jane Skeer has re-purposed 1,000 plastic gardening pots to create a dynamic new artwork inspired by the pine tree forests we see across the Limestone Coast

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Island to Inland
  • Visual Arts

Island to Inland

26th October 2018 — 1st September 2019

Ten Kangaroo Island based visual artists bring ‘mainlanders’ a glimpse of the isolation and inspiration of island life.

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Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light
  • Visual Arts

Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light

22nd September 2018 — 27th September 2020

First shown at the 2016 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art: Magic Object, Sydney-based photographer Robyn Stacey used camera obscura to depict the city of Adelaide as it has never been seen before.

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