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del kathryn barton
Art Gallery of South Australia

Australian Premiere / Exclusive to Adelaide

  • About

    The Art Gallery of South Australia launches the Australian premiere of RED – the directorial debut of del kathryn barton, one of Australia’s leading figurative painters, into short film.

    del kathryn barton is widely recognised for her distinct aesthetic and enduring obsession with fertility and the psychology of relationships.

    Featuring Cate Blanchett, RED is a surrealist cinematic offering and a savage tale of female power inspired by the mating rituals of the Australian Red Back Spider.
  • Credits

    Presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors and supported by Adelaide Festival

    Image: del kathryn barton, Australia, born 1972, RED, 2016, high resolution digital video, 15 mins, patrons edition 2/3 (film still); Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors 2016, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Image courtesy of the artist.

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