12 Sep Land Art at the Limestone Coast Retreat
I am so excited to be part of this opportunity:
Country Arts SA this week announced the 10 artists selected to participate in the Land Arts of the Limestone Coast Retreat in November.
The artists were selected from a competitive field of over 80 applicants from across the globe.
The Retreat is a 10-day field trip for 10 artists that encourages artistic research in the exploration of land use.
“Our selected artists are inspiring choices with exceptional sensitivity for regional engagement and curiosity about landscape history and cultural practices, both old and new,” said Merilyn de Nys, creative programs manager at Country Arts SA.
The artists work across the multi-disciplinary fields of drawing, video, sound, performance, dance, assemblage and
Artists will travel from New South Wales, Queensland, and Western Australia and from as far as the United States of America.
The participants were chosen by a panel of peers:
“We are delighted to be providing residencies at our arts
“Supporting artists is at the core of what we do at Country Arts SA and this new opportunity celebrates the intrigue and beauty of the Limestone Coast.”
Schwertsik is hesitant to define or pigeonhole her practice. She works across performance and visual arts, often in site-specific situations where she responds to
Budel is a composer-performer, sound artist, curator and arts entrepreneur who hails from Murray Bridge. His works are for diverse media and spaces, ranging from acoustic concert instrumentation through to installation works.
Land Arts of the Limestone Coast Retreat is produced by Country Arts SA in partnership with Riddoch Art Gallery, City of Mount Gambier and supported by SA Power Networks, Australia Council for the Arts, Arts South Australia, and