Friday, January 3, 2014


Shoufay Derz_Depart Without Return_video still

Congratulations to Shoufay Derz, whose video work Depart Without Return will be included in the upcoming 2014 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art: Dark Heart which opens on 1 March 2014.

The Adelaide Biennial is the country’s longest running survey of contemporary Australian art and represents the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedication to showcasing up-to-the-minute works by Australian artists.

Curated by Art Gallery of South Australia’s Director, Nick Mitzevich, the Biennale will feature photography, painting, sculpture, installation and the moving image by artists including Ah Xian, Tony Albert, Brook Andrew, Del Kathryn Barton, Martin Bell, Ian Burns, eX de Medici, Shoufay Derz, Julia deVille, Dale Frank, Tony Garifalakis, Fiona Hall, Brendan Huntley, Kulata Project – Tjala Arts, Rosemary Laing, Richard Lewer, Fiona Lowry, Dani Marti, Trent Parke, Ben Quilty, Caroline Rothwell, Alex Seton, Sally Smart, Ian Strange, Warwick Thornton and Lynette Wallworth and Martu Artists.

"In its 13th iteration the Biennial will tap into the hearts and minds of contemporary Australian society, to explore the political, the psychological and the personal. I am after an inherently emotional and immersive exhibition, one that is unafraid to ask difficult questions and expose the underbelly of society." - Nick Mitzevich, Curator

The 2014 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art: Dark Heart runs until Sunday 11 May 2014.

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