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One artist’s alchemy

By Fleur Peters Cath Cantlon’s life as an artist spanned three decades of practice, enhanced by a lifetime’s work in theatre and cultural development. Beginning her journey in the 1970s as a milliner/costumer with the Australian Ballet and SA Film Corp, she ventured into other aspects of theatre, particularly set design. Increasingly Cantlon became involved […]

At Home with Alison Mitchell and Robert Hannaford

By Alex Cleland The desaturated landscape of gentle hills near Riverton in South Australia’s lower mid north is home to renowned artists Robert Hannaford and Alison Mitchell. From an abandoned farmhouse and outbuildings they have created a nurturing and inspiring space to live and work. I visited the couple on an Autumn day following a […]

When tales are long and often turn corners

By Kerry Rochford To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nurse Bertha Emilie Schmidtke opening the Ambleside Hospital (now the Hahndorf Academy), Deborah Twining has created a powerful exhibition which speaks as much about storytelling as it does of the silences woven through stories, both of which hold equal power. Time, space, art and commemoration combine […]