2010 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Before & After Science

This flagship visual arts event of the Adelaide Festival of Arts, assembles 22 of the nation’s most innovative and exciting contemporary artists and artist groups, to present a wondrous and unsettling vision of our world, where mystery and the unknowable wrestle with order and reason.

Art Exhibition previously on at Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide precinct, South Australia, Australia.
From Saturday 27 February 2010 to Sunday 02 May 2010

Published by Art Gallery of South Australia on Tuesday 16 March 2010.
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Inspired by the concepts of alchemy and transformation, independent Melbourne curators Sarah Tutton and Charlotte Day have selected cutting-edge new works which, through their use of media, theme or narrative, change the humble into the precious, the old into new, and the mundane into the magical.

Installation and sculpture using traditional and non-traditional materials feature strongly alongside collage, film and painting to create an extraordinary exhibition experience. Many works are being displayed for the first time in this exhibition and all have been created since the 2008 Adelaide Festival.

The 2010 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art is presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Adelaide Festival with generous assistance from Australia Council for the Arts. It is also supported by the Gallery’s DEPARTURE program for people in their 20s and 30s.