Penumbral Tales – SALA Festival 2015
Two shows – Penumbral Tales at Flinders City Gallery and CACSA Contemporary 2015 at Morphed, 172 Morphett St, Light Square.
Yes it’s the 2015 South Australia Living Artists Festival and I qualify on the first four words alone! (OK, I am also a festival to my people). Launching tonight at the Flinders City Gallery on North Terrace in the State Library of South Australia is Penumbral Tales a super survey show of the state of play in SA photography today interspersed with with treasures from the collection from Käthe Kollwitz to Carte de Visites.
Curated by the venerable Mark Kimber and featuring a superb catalogue essay by Jemima Kemp the show features the work of 9 SA photographic artists – Alice Blanch, Odette England, Gee Greenslade, Mark Kimber, Sue Kneebone, Hailey Lane, Deborah Paauwe, CJ Taylor and James Tylor. To be opened by Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Art Gallery of South Australia and with thanks to the FUAM mob, Fiona Salmon, Celia Dottore and Maddie Reece for a superb job. So come along and dive into the murky bad lands of this little ol’ southern state until September 20.
Penumbral Tales from the phone of the curator