SASA Gallery, University of South Australia, Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy, 2018


2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds

The Adelaide Review: Divided Worlds: 2018 Adelaide Biennial Artists Announced

InDaily: Off the Wall: Alive in nature

The Australian: Mass effect: Australia will be awash in carnivals of contemporary

The Adelaide Review: Erica Green navigates Divided Worlds for Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

The Advertiser: Rituals, nature and us — the art of Tamara Dean

The Adelaide Review: The garden of Divided Worlds

InDaily: Adelaide Biennial artists explore myriad worlds

News: Descend into heart of art at 2018 Adelaide Biennial exhibition

Broadsheet Adelaide: The Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art is Celebrating Difference

The Guardian: Andrew Frost: Adelaide Biennial of Australian art – a contemporary snapshot tackling big social issues

ArtsHub: Divided Worlds artist Angelica Mesiti announced as Australia’s representative at the 58th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2019

ArtsHub: Gina Fairley: Adelaide Biennial stumbles on curatorial tensions

Sydney Morning Herald: John McDonald: 2018 Adelaide Biennial: Difference as the natural order of things


Samstag Museum of Art

SBS Australia: Samstag named Best Museum in South Australia


Samstag Scholarships

ArtsHub: Samstag Scholarship gives artists agency over their education

ArtsHub: International opportunities for local artists

ArtGuide: Julian Day and Sasha Grbich awarded 2018 Samstag scholarships


2018 Samstag Museum of Art program launch

16 January 2018

Over the past ten years, the University of South Australia’s Samstag Museum of Art has built an impressive history of exhibitions and special events. In 2018, Samstag is proud to present a year-long program which continues its dedication to showcasing a rich diversity of ambitious contemporary visual art practices.


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Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy

Samstag Museum of Art presentation: SASA Gallery

15 January 2018

Samstag Museum of Art is thrilled to announce a special Samstag presentation, Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy at the University of South Australia's SASA Gallery.

Drawing from the first major survey of the work of Bidjara artist Christian Thompson (VIC), Ritual Intimacy features an ambitious new commission, Berceuse, 2017, an immersive three-channel sound and video installation. Opening Monday 12 February and running until Sunday 18 March, with extended open hours during the Adelaide Festival.

READ: Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy

WATCH: Christian Thompson and Hetti Perkins on Ritual Intimacy


2018 Samstag Scholars announced

21 September 2017

The University of South Australia is delighted to announce 
Sasha Grbich (SA) and Julian Day (NSW) as the recipients of the 2018 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships! Read essays on each artist by Andrew Purvis (SA) and Jenna McKenzie (SA).

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2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art artists announced

5 September 2017

Erica Green, Director Samstag Museum of Art and Curator 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, has announced the names of the 30 leading Australian contemporary artists and collectives selected for next year's Adelaide Biennial, Divided Worlds!


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