New Light :: Successful Applicants Announced

An opportunity for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander artists

New Light is an opportunity for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander artists to produce short, experimental moving-image works as part of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art, celebrating Australia’s rich and diverse Aboriginal cultures. Large-scale, silent projections will screen in high resolution onto the eastern façade of the Target building on Rundle Street, Adelaide throughout October 2017.

Patrick Carter, WA
A Noongar man, Patrick uses performance, movement, video, sound and painting to tell his stories. An active artist since 2007, he has been presented in numerous exhibitions, art and film festivals and is currently a participant in DADAA’s stARTSPEAK Studio and Digital Dialogues projects in Perth.

Brad Harkin, SA
Brad works with various media including paint, resin, sound and mixed-media sculpture. His work is informed by strong ties to both his Narungga and Anglo heritage, and has most recently focused on identity, memory, pilgrimage, ritual and technology.

Regina Pilawuk Wilson, NT
Regina is a Ngan’gikurrungurr woman from the Daly River region, a senior artist, and winner of a Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award. Most recently, she has been experimenting with the translation of her weaving designs into different media.

Raymond Zada, SA
Of Barkindji/Pakindji and Afghani descent, Raymond is visual artist working primarily with photography, video, and digital design. A winner of two Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, Raymond’s work is held in numerous public and private collections.


ANAT is supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy of the Australian, State and Territory Governments; the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts and the SA Government through Arts SA.

New Light is supported by TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art, presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia in partnership with BHP and with support of the Government of South Australia.

The East End Moving Image Program is an initiative of the City of Adelaide’s Culture & Lifelong Learning program. The program assists the development of professional artists and their arts practice and enables creative growth within the community by attracting artists to work, perform and exhibit in the City. It is a key action of the City of Adelaide 2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan to promote and showcase Aboriginal culture and support local organisations to express this heritage.

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