FELTmaps is an ephemeral public art project responding to the small, the large, the public and the hidden, in central Port Adelaide. Curated by artist-run-initiative FELTspace, the project will exhibit site-specific contemporary art installations in vast open spaces, small shop front windows, vacant lots, unexpected hidey-holes and laneways.
Since its inception in 2008, FELTspace has become a centre for South Australia’s contemporary visual arts community and the development, exhibition and discussion of new work by emerging and established artists.
This partnership with Vitalstatistix, supported by the Unexpected Port program, hauls art out of the traditional white-wall gallery and asks artists to respond to the built and natural landscape of Port Adelaide, creating a beautiful map of art works to be found in the suburban, the industrial and the everyday.
FELTspace co-directors: Meg Wilson, Ray Harris, Eleanor Scicchitano, Derek Sargent, Steph English, Jemimah Davis & Jess Miley; Artists: Sundari Carmody, Carly Snoswell, Ryan Sims, Lara Torr, b.o.m.b. collective, Nic Brown, Jessie Lumb, Brad Lay, Tom Borgas, Celeste Aldahn and more.
28 MARCH – 27 APRIL
Various locations throughout Port Adelaide
Opening night event: 6pm Friday 28 March
Artist forum: 2pm Saturday 12 April
Guided tour: every Saturday at 11am.
Audio described tour: 2pm Saturday 5 April
Closing live art event: 7pm Saturday 26 April
All events at or starting from Waterside, 11 Nile St, Port Adelaide
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