Gadjo are an original, primarily instrumental group that uses complimentary spoken word poetry and backing vocals.
In my practice I invest in a potentially perilous excavation of self, buried within the interior emotional terrain. Self navigation is a journey that takes tentative steps down paths of instability, both physically and emotionally, and impairment of the cognitive processes. Charting this journey are points of reference that are the ballast of the self.
South Australian inspirational singer-songwriter Georgia Germein’s unique brand of pop/folk has led her and her band 'Germein Sisters' to a breadth of international experiences and credits that defy their years. Based on a bushland property in the Adelaide Hills, talented multi-instrumentalists Georgia, Ella, and Clara Germein recorded their debut album in Ireland with the producer of The Corrs and Sinead O’Connor.
South Australian siblings, the Germein Sisters, are a refreshingly honest young female band, whose unique brand of pop/folk has led them to a breadth of international experiences and credits, defying their years. Based on a bushland property in the Adelaide Hills, talented multi-instrumentalists Georgia, Ella and Clara Germein recorded their debut album in Ireland with the producer of The Corrs and Sinead O’Connor.
My work as a sculptor has been based on the skills I acquired from my previous occupation as a sheet metal tradesman. I always appreciated the characteristics of metal, particularly its versatility and durability, but as an artist I am able to experiment, explore the boundaries and manipulate metal in a more creative fashion than ever before.
Gregory Ackland is Principal Lecturer – Visual Art, and Studio Head of Photography and Digital Media with Adelaide College of the Arts. He is an artist, interested in digital media practices, conceptual photography and the moving image. He is influenced by the history of landscape painting and philosophy, in particular how experience might be rendered in an image. He is an Associated Artist with Hill Smith Gallery, South Australia.
Hanah is an Adelaide based artist, printmaking lecturer and graduate of Adelaide College of the Arts and UniSA. Her practice focuses on creating unique state prints, installations and collections. She is interested in the characteristics of etching, variation, imperfection, repetition and the use of non-print media such as domestic objects. Hanah's work delves into the realms of dreams, the human condition, life, death & rebirth, domesticity and the human connection to the natural world.
Specialising in acrylic paints on canvas, with finger painting as preferred method, Life Art paintings are inspired by spirituality and are designed to bring an atmosphere of life and positivity. Artwork features bold colours and experimental blending, layering and collage. The vision of Life Art is to use art and creativity to connect, encourage and inspire. The aim is for this to occur through community hubs, events, and in art as a form of therapy or workshops.
The Lost Souls is a short film which will be shown at the Mercury Cinema in January 2013 before being released on DVD. It's the story of Sarah, a 16-year-old who is pregnant and unwed at a time when this is frowned upon. Closed adoption seems the only answer, and Sarah is forced into a system of barbaric and inhumane treatment, only to receive a formal apology near the end of her life.