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The Art Gallery of South Australia presents major exhibition of world-renowned artist William Kentridge
Installation view: William Kentridge: that which we do not remember featuring 7 fragments for Georges Méliès, Day for night and Journey to the moon, 2018, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; © William Kentridge, ohoto: Christopher Snee, AGNSW.


ADELAIDE.- The Art Gallery of South Australia presents William Kentridge: That which we do not remember. This landmark exhibition, curated by the artist himself, traces the arc of Kentridge’s prolific thirty-year career, providing rare insights into the artist’s creative processes.

Considered one of the most powerful voices in art today, William Kentridge emerged as an artist during the apartheid regime in South Africa. Grounded in the violent absurdity of that period in his country’s history, Kentridge’s practice spans drawing, collage, animation, performance, theatre, tapestry and sculpture. Significant to the exhibition, a selection of artworks from the Naomi Milgrom Collection presents a union of art, ideology, history and memory formed throughout the artist’s career.

Designed by Sabine Theunissen, the exhibition is ingeniously installed as a series of intimate encounters. Visitors are invited to step into cork-lined pods for a transformative experience of the moving image. Kentridge brings his drawings to life, with visitors surrounded by sound and image throughout this immersive exhibition. Audiences will also experience a rare insight into Kentridge’s working methods, with a re-creation of the artist’s studio situated within the exhibition.

The exhibition William Kentridge: That which we do not remember is the result of Naomi Milgrom’s close collaboration with Kentridge and features significant loans from both the Naomi Milgrom Collection and the artist’s studio. Major works include video installation I am not me, the horse is not mine, charcoal Eight figures and the collage on paper Drawings for 7 Fragments for George Mèliès, Day for Night and Journey to the Moon.

Naomi Milgrom AO has had a longstanding fascination with the work of William Kentridge and explains, ‘Over the years I have treasured William’s work and his friendship. Having initiated this project I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to work closely with him and Sabine. William is an artist of immense dexterity and enduring complexity fusing opera and animation, drawing and language— it’s been a privilege to share my collection and allow free access to his extraordinary work.’

A version of this exhibition was previously presented at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and was met with critical acclaim.

Kentridge's work embraces the microcosm and the macrocosm, the vast sweep of human history and the minutiae of everyday life. It's profoundly serious and completely absurd… There is nobody in the upper echelons of contemporary art quite like South Africa's William Kentridge. -John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald





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