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Audio Described and Deaf-led Auslan Illuminate Tours: City Lights – Tickets

Access2Arts and Illuminate present two tours of their City Lights (North Precinct) program: an audio-described tour, and a Deaf-led Auslan tour. Both will depart from the National War Memorial on the corner of Kintore Avenue and North Terrace, on Wednesday 19th July 2023.


From Adelaide to Venice – SKEG’s next artistic showcasing

We are sending a huge congratulations to local SA artist, Jacek Limanowka, also known by his artist name ‘SKEG‘, for having his works selected to be displayed at the ITSLIQUID Group (in collaboration with EGO’ Boutique Hotel and ACIT Venice ((Italian-German Cultural Association)) 2022 exhibition, ANIMA MUNDI, in Venice!

Jacek Limanowka is an Adelaide-based artist working primarily in oil on canvas. He has been painting for nearly 30 years following a life-changing accident that saw him receive physical and emotional scars. His artistic practice has been used as a means to heal him emotionally throughout his ongoing recovery. Because of his reduced mobility with one arm, but also as a form of emotional release, Jacek took up painting for occupational therapy. From the very start Jacek’s paintings were very ‘unusual’ and vivid, created with colourful oils and pastels.

Many years on, he is now sending a range of selected artistic works (including the work in the above and below images) all the way around the world to Venice to be presented in the ANIMA MUNDI exhibition. These five artworks, which are all oil on canvas, are from a grouping titled “Autumn Rhythms”.

Over the years, Jacek’s artistic style became more abstract, with plenty of experimentation with colour frequencies in different styles. He found inspiration in Mosaic painting, which has its origins in the many churches he visited during his childhood in Poland. Each church was filled with richly coloured stained glass windows, an influence that can definitely be found visually in the work Jacek has sent off to Venice, with his extra creative addition of random colour placement.

“How is form made – it follows a rhythm. There is an underlying rhythm to everything”.

Jacek Limanowka

From the outset, Jacek has been interested in frequencies in colour and the way in which different colours interact together in a random fashion.

 Inside a bright, white art gallery space with variously leveled walls and plinths containing artworks, SKEG's multi-coloured, mosaic-like, small square artworks hang in a vertical straight line to the right. These are surrounded by other sculptures and paintings.

ITSLIQUID is a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design and is based on fluidity, motion, connection and accessibility – making things easy to do. Their exhibition, ANIMA MUNDI, is an international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture, and performance art, that will be held at Palazzo Bembo on the Venice Grand Canal, Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello and in other prestigious venues during the 59th Venice Biennale of Art.

The festival focuses on the concept of ANIMA MUNDI, which, according to several historical cultures, religions and philosophical systems, is an intrinsic connection between all living entities on the planet, which relates to the world in a similar way as the human soul is connected to the human body. In relation to this, Jacek lists finding inspiration in a heart beat, ideas, brain function, the earth having rhythms, seasons and and multi-millennium changes.

Plato expressed his thought about the Anima Mundi in the Timaeus, “this world is indeed a living being endowed with a soul and intelligence… a single visible living entity containing all other living entities, which by their nature are all related”. And Jacek’s work fits in beautifully with this theme!

You can head to Jacek’s Artist Profile here.

The IT’S LIQUID GROUP have another opportunity to exhibit in Europe for artists to enter – find the opportunity to exhibit in London here.

UPDATE: Through the Venice exhibition Jacek has had offers to further exhibit in Italy, Switzerland and France and we are thrilled!

Audio Described events in 2022

Here are the fantastic artistic creations that we have been lucky enough to provide Audio Descriptions for this year – stay tuned for more additions to this list!

Adelaide Fringe:

This Tree Is A Story (about everything, including you, as told by me) – Saturday, February 26th at 6pm. Find more information here.

BOOP – Thursday, March 10th (School Show) and Friday, March 11th for General Admission. Find more information here.

Adelaide Festival:

Juliet & Romeo – Sunday, March 6th at 1pm. Find more information here.

The Picture of Dorian Grey (pictured above) – Thursday, March 17th at 8pm. Find more information here.

State Theatre Company:

Girls and Boys – Saturday, March 5th and Monday, March 7th. Find more information here.

Girl From the North Country – Saturday, April 2nd and Tuesday, April 5th. Find more information here.

Cathedral – Monday, May 16th and Saturday, May 21st. Find more information here.

Antigone – Saturday, June 4th and Monday, June 6th. Find more information here.

Chalkface Saturday, August 13th and Monday, August 15th. Find more information here.

Sunshine Super Girl – Saturday, September 10th and Monday, September 12th. Find more information here.

Normal Heart – Saturday, October 8th and Monday, October 10th. Find more information here.

Single Asian Female – November 12th and November 15th. Find more information here.

Windmill Theatre Company:

Rella – Saturday, June 4th at 2pm. Find more information here.

Grug and the Rainbow – Saturday, October 8th at 2pm. Find more information here.


Invisibility – available to visit weekly, Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm. Find more information here.


The Apparent Divide – the exhibition opens Wednesday, March 9th and the Audio Description will be available for visitors to access via the website on their mobile phones. On Saturday, April 2nd is the Audio Described tour. Find more information here.


After Auslan Interpretation?

For Auslan Interpreted events this festival season, you can check out DeafCanDo’s list here.