Tamara DEAN, Elephant ear (Alocasia odora) in Autumn from the series In our nature, 2017

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds 

Curated by Erica Green

Saturday 3 March — Sunday 3 June 2018 

Art Gallery of South Australia | Samstag Museum of Art | JamFactory | Santos Museum of Economic Botany and the Adelaide Botanic Garden

Titled Divided Worlds, the 2018 Adelaide Biennial presents an allegory of human society, one that meditates on the drama of the cosmos and evolution; on the past and the future; and on beauty and the environment. 

Delivering new and unexpected visions in mediums such as photography, painting, sculpture, installation and the moving image will be artists from all corners of the country including:

Vernon Ah Kee (QLD), Lisa Adams (QLD), Roy Ananda (SA), Daniel Boyd (NSW), Kristian Burford (SA), Maria Fernanda Cardoso (NSW), Barbara Cleveland (NSW), Kirsten Coelho (SA), Sean Cordeiro + Claire Healy (NSW), Tamara Dean (NSW), Tim Edwards (SA), Emily Floyd (VIC), Hayden Fowler (NSW), Julie Gough (TAS), Ghostpatrol (VIC), Amos Gebhardt (VIC), Timothy Horn (VIC), Louise Hearman (VIC), Ken Sisters (SA), Lindy Lee (NSW), Khai Liew (SA), Angelica Mesiti (NSW), Patrick Pound (VIC), Patricia Piccinini (VIC), Pip + Pop (WA), Khaled Sabsabi (NSW), Nike Savvas (NSW), Christian Thompson (VIC), John R Walker (NSW) and Douglas Watkin (QLD).

The 2018 Adelaide Biennial is an Art Gallery of South Australia exhibition presented in partnership with the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, UniSA, in association with the Adelaide Festival of Arts, and with generous support received from the Art Gallery of South Australia Biennial Ambassadors Program and Principal Donor The Balnaves Foundation.

This project is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its principal arts funding body and by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. 

Visit adelaidebiennial.com.au


Vernissage Weekend, 3  4 March

Join us for free artist talks, panel discussions and performances. See details.


Divided Worlds Open Hours

3 March — 3 June, 10 — 5pm daily

Closed Easter long weekend, 30 March — 2 April inclusive