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Visual Arts

Adelaide Festival has a long and established history of presenting some of the world’s most significant contemporary visual artists.   Visual artists who have featured in past festival programs include Anselm Kiefer, Anthony Caro, Barbara Kruger, Francesco Clemente, Georg Baselitz, Hans Peter Kuhn, Jenny Holzer, Joseph Beuys, Joseph Kosuth, Montien Boonma, Francis Alÿs, Lucy + Jorge Orta, Anri Sala, Candice Breitz, Tara Donovan, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, AES+F, NS Harsha, Teresa Margolles, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Andy Goldsworthy and Nancy Spero.   Partner galleries include the Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia and Flinders University City Gallery and Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute. The 2014 Adelaide Festival will feature ambitious visual arts projects to be announced in October 2013.   The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the Presenting Partner of the Adelaide Festival's Adelaide International and Artists' Week events. This partnership creates dynamic new possibilities for the visual arts during the festival and adds tremendous depth to the artistic community of Adelaide. Home to the exciting Samstag Museum of Art, UniSA is the leading provider of visual arts education in South Australia.