Make First Fridays your first Friday night destination. Hear from artists, curators and special guests and enjoy live performances and the Gallery’s hospitality until 9pm. First Fridays are a great way to catch up with friends and ease into the weekend.

A First Fridays event presented free by the John T Reid Charitable Trusts and the Thyne Reid Foundation

FIRST FRIDAYS | DIVIDED WORLDS
Friday 2 March, 5-9pm | Free

Join us on North Terrace for the official launch of the 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds. Take in the nostalgic sounds of local electro future-pop duo Nakatomi and be among the first to see the exhibition. Experience Timothy Fairless’ score composed for Douglas Watkin’s A Thin Black Line and witness a demonstration of Mondo Futuro, 2017 by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro.

5pm & 8pm
MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Local duo Nakatomi will entertain you with their energetic electro future-pop sounds prior to the official biennial launch and afterwards in the Courtyard.
Where: 5pm – Forecourt, North Terrace, 8pm – Sculpture courtyard

5.30pm
EXHIBITION LAUNCH
Join us for the official launch of the 2018 Adelaide Biennial: Divided Worlds then be among the first to see the exhibition.
Where: Forecourt, North Terrace

6.30pm
MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Timothy Fairless is an Australian composer whose work explores sonic possibilities through multi-layered combinations of found sound, ambient textures and traditional instrumentation.
Alongside violinist Greg Olley, Timothy will perform the premiere of his score composed for Biennial artist
Douglas Watkin’s work of art, A Thin Black Line.
Where: Gallery 7

7pm
DEMONSTRATION
Experience a demonstration of Mondo Futuro, 2017
by Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro.
This work of art utilises a vintage retro-engineered
Mercedes 220S, which runs not on petrol or diesel
but on a bio fuel derived from a process in
which gas is extracted from heated wood.
Where: Courtyard Lawn

ART GALLERY FOOD + WINE
Enjoy a light supper or share a plate and sit back with cold beverage while taking in the atmosphere and hospitality of AGF+W.

A First Fridays event presented free by the John T Reid Charitable Trusts and the Thyne Reid Foundation