Adelaide Festival 28 February - 16 March 2014

Artists' Week

Co-convened by Lars Bang Larsen and Richard Grayson

Associate Rayleen Forester

Artists’ Week 2014 looks at visions of enlightenment, ways of imagining alternatives, art politics and subcultures, and considerations of technological and psychedelic thinking in a dynamic three-day forum. Speakers from across Australia and the globe, including guests from the Festival’s visual arts program, will present and converse on a multitude of subjects variously related to three main themes. Join us for a stimulating week of keynote presentations, panels and meet the artist sessions.

Presenters include:
Lars Bang Larsen (DEN) Marco Pasi (ITA/NED) Erik Davis (USA) Colin Rhodes (AUS) Julie Stephens (AUS) Rä di Martino (ITA) Susan Hiller (UK) William Yang (AUS) Guy Mannes-Abbott (UK) Suzanne Treister (UK) David Haines & Joyce Hinterding (AUS) Julie Henderson (AUS) James Luna (USA) Tess Allas (AUS) Gordon Hookey (AUS) Troy-Anthony Baylis (AUS) Lynette Wallworth (AUS) Glenn Barkley (AUS) Anthony White (AUS) Charlotte Day (AUS) Benedict Drew (UK) Khalil Joreige (LEB/FRA) Cat Hope (AUS) Ilan Volkov (ISR) Marco Fusinato (AUS) 

Artists’ Week – Day One

Artists’ Week – Day Two

Artists’ Week – Day Three

Artists’ Week – Workshops

During Artists’ Week, Art in the Global Present a new book of essays edited by Nikos Papastergiadis and Victoria Lynn, will be available for purchase in the Allan Scott Auditorium and the Reading Room. This publication features papers delivered during the 2010 and 2012 Artists’ Week Symposiums, an integral part of the Adelaide Festival Visual Arts Program.

Art in the Global Present includes the words of a diverse range of art practitioners and commentators; acclaimed artists Lucy Orta, Callum Morton, Danae Stratou and the collective Postcommodity, international curators Hou Hanru, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Ranjit Hoskote and Linda Marie Walker and art critics, academics, writers and theorists Jean Burgess, Paul Carter, Barbara Creed, Geert Lovink, Scott McQuire, NikosPapastergiadis, Gerald Raunig and Jan Verwoert.

Purchase a hardcopy for $25 (incl. GST) in the Allan Scott Auditorium and the Reading Room in the AEAF’s Dark Horsey bookshop or as an e-book here.


Presenting Partner: UniSA-logo


Radical Enlightenment is a project by Geneva University of Art & Design (Head - Genéve). It is part of the research project Art, Science, Counter-Culture: Perspectives on a Radical Enlightenment

Fred Tomaselli, Aug. 31, 2005, 2009, Silkscreen over digital print, 38 x 45 cm. Courtesy the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York/Shanghai
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