New Light

NEw light MOVING image works are screening as part of ENlighten in Canberra from 8 – 10 & 15 – 16 March 2018.

More information about New Light screening at Enlighten here.

The New Light Moving Image Works originally Screened as Part of TARNANTHI 2017

Proudly presented by the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT), in association with the City of Adelaide and TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art.

New Light was 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 screen in high resolution onto the eastern façade of the Target building on Rundle Street, Adelaide until the first week of January 2018.

New Light can be viewed nightly from sunset until 3:00 am.

Patrick Carter, WA
Dance 2017

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.

Image: Patrick CarterWhadjuk Noongar people, Western Australia. Dance (still), 2017. Single channel HD video, 60 seconds. Courtesy Patrick Carter, Sam Fox, Sohan Ariel Hayes.

Brad Darkson, SA
old light (refraction)

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.Image: Brad HarkinNarungga people, South Australia. old light (refraction), 2017, HD video still frame, 60 seconds. Photo courtesy the artist.
Regina Pilawuk Wilson, NT
Shadows of Syaw

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 mediaImage: Regina Pilawuk Wilson, Ngan’gikurrungurr people, Peppimenarti, Northern Territory. Shadows of Syaw (still), 2017. Single Channel HD Video, 60 seconds. Co-producer: Kate Matthews. Photo courtesy Kate Matthews and Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation.
Raymond Zada, SA
Commercial Value
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.Image: Raymond Zada, Barkindji people, New South Wales, based in South Australia. Commercial Value, 2017, (still), single channel HD video, 60 seconds. Photo courtesy the artist.


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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