AGSA is taking the 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State to the streets. City Gallery features images by Free/State artists installed in various locations across Adelaide. The images include a QR code to interactive content. Take the tour and enjoy essays, tours, talks, playlists and more.

Photo: Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien, The landscape of Adelaide forms a kangaroo in Mary-Anne Gale, And the clock struck thirteen: The life and thoughts of Kaurna Elder Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien, Wakefield Press, 2007.

Photo: Maningrida Arts & Culture.

Serena Bonson

Mitch Cairns, born 1984, Sydney, Coloured Glass (for Roland), 2021, oil on linen, framed, 124.5 x 104.50 x 5.50 cm Courtesy the artist and The Commercial, Sydney

Mitch Cairns

Dean Cross, Worrimi people, New South Wales, born 1986, Canberra, gunal gunal (Contracted Field), 2021-22, Sydney and Adelaide, wall paper, steel, wire, 8W LED slim bar lights, Courtesy the artist and Yavuz Gallery, Singapore and Sydney

Dean Cross

production still: Shaun Gladwell, born Sydney 1972, Listening to FM (Foramen Magnum) 2, 2021, Naarm/Melbourne; Courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne.

Shaun Gladwell

Dennis Golding

detail: Stanislava Pinchuk, born Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR 1988, Odysseus [Redacted] 1.1, from the series The Wine Dark Sea, 2021, Naarm/Melbourne, marble and enamel, 130.0 x 31.5 x 31.5 cm; Courtesy the artist and Yavuz Gallery, Singapore/Sydne; photo: Matthew Stanton.

Stanislava Pinchuk

Performance still: Loren Kronemyer in Abolish the Olympics, 2022

Loren Kronemyer

Laith McGREGOR, Australia, born 1977, Nigh Night, 2013, Melbourne, pencil on two sheets of paper, 228.0 x 300.0 cm (overall); Roy and Marjory Edwards Bequest Fund 2014, Courtesy the artist.

Laith McGregor

Invoking the spirit of art to help complete this work, 2022, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, ink on paper, 29.7 x 42.0 cm; Courtesy the artist and Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney, © Kate Mitchell/Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney.

Kate Mitchell

Tom Polo, born Sydney 1985, clockwatch (for Roslyn Oxley9), 2021, created with Dara Gill, 2021, wall painting and digital video dimensions variable, 8 hours, 15 minutes; Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

Tom Polo

Reko Rennie, Kamilaroi/Gamilaroi/Gamilaraay people, New South Wales, born 1974, Melbourne, Initiation OA_RR, 2021, Melbourne, 4K three channel digital video, PAL, stereo sound, duration 7:37 min; Commissioned by RISING Melbourne; Courtesy the artist and STATION Gallery, photo: Justin McManus.

Reko Rennie

installation view: 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State, featuring Write Me by Julie Rrap, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Saul Steed.

Julie Rrap

Transformer, 2021, Melbourne, steel, neon, transformers, animator unit, mixed media, 220.0 x 130.0 x 48.0 cm; Courtesy the artist and Neon Parc, Melbourne and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney, © Darren Sylvester/Neon Parc, Melbourne and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney, photo: Aayush.Karmacharya.

Darren Sylvester

Mancika, 2021, Sydney, oil on linen, 50.0 x 36.0 cm; Courtesy the artist and Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, © Jelena Telecki, photo: Jessica Maurer.

Jelena Telecki

Piltati Tjukurpa, 2021, Adelaide, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 200.0 x 400.0 cm; Courtesy the artist and APY Art Centre Collective, Adelaide, © Rhoda Tjitayi/APY Art Centre Collective, photo: APY Art Centre Collective, Adelaide.

Rhoda Tjitayi

James Tylor & Rebecca Selleck

installation view: 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State, featuring Guardian by Angela and Hossein Valamanesh, Art Gallery of South Australia; photo: Saul Steed.

Angela & Hossein Valamanesh

Sera Waters, Australia, born 1979, Storied Sail Cloth #2: Drainage, 2021, Adelaide, Various repurposed and hand-dyed threads, string, cotton, found fabrics, felt and beads upon vintage linen/hemp. Installed with hemp rope, brass fittings and South Australian minerals., 136.0 x 130.0 cm (cloth); Courtesy the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide, © Sera Waters/Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide, photo: Grant Hancock.

Sera Waters

installation view: 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State, featuring Namaslay by Min Wong, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Saul Steed.

Min Wong

installation view: 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Saul Steed.

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