Review: Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth: based on the memoir of Vera Brittain is a title you will unlikely recall with ease, yet is telling of the reverence the film has towards its source material.

Banksy does New York


Review: Banksy Does New York

David Bradley reviews Chris Moukarbel’s HBO documentary on the chronicles of infamous street artist Banksy.



Summer of the Seventeenth Doll: The way we were

To celebrate Summer of the Seventeenth Doll’s 60th anniversary, State Theatre of South Australia will present playwright Ray Lawler’s most famous work. The dramatist writes about the play’s longevity.



Barbara Hepworth’s Ultimate Form Has Slipped Away

Barbara Hepworth’s monumental sculpture Ultimate Form is currently out of sight. The official word from Adelaide Festival Centre is that it is in storage for safekeeping, pending redevelopment plans for the Festival Centre and Plaza. Watch this space, writes John Neylon.

Matthew Bate - Closer Productions


Back to the future with Matthew Bate

Closer Productions’ Matthew Bate discusses his new film Sam Klemke’s Time Machine, which premiered at Sundance and will have it Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival later this year.



Tom Borgas wins NEWART Commission

Adelaide visual artist Tom Borgas will represent Adelaide with ‘Postdigital Ruins’ – a mixed work of sculpture and performance – at Splendour In The Grass.


theatre dance

State Opera’s upcoming double bill

David Lampard is directing Bluebeard’s Castle for State Opera of South Australia in April, in a double bill with Wolf- Ferrari’s Il segreto di Susanna.


visual arts

Profile: Aurelia Carbone

2015 SALA Festival artist–in–residence, Aurelia Carbone will produce a body of work that interacts with the architecture of the Adelaide Festival Centre.



Trent Parke doco to premiere on ABC

A documentary about award-winning photographer Trent Parke will explore how the South Australian-based Parke became one of the nation’s most exciting and respected photographers.