Female gallery visitor viewing one part of artist Fiona Hall's 18 piece installation titled All the King's Men. It is a landscape format photograph cropped to show the upper torso and head of the visitor on the right, with one of the sculptures that make up the installation on the left. The sculpture is of two human heads. Each head is slightly larger than a basketball and they are knitted from thin strips of green and khaki jungle camouflage material overlayed upon a wire frame. The heads have been joined together at their sides to form a conjoined two-headed work. The eyes, mouths and flaring nostrils, integrated into the knitted form, are wide open revealing the empty space within. Knitted ears curl shell-like from the sides of each head. Orange light filters into the form, created by plastic car-headlight-covers knitted into the top of each head. Two strips of fabric hang beneath the headed form. The visitor, looking up at the two-headed sculpture that is slightly above her head height, has glossy black hair, styled up on top of her head with a prominent fringe. She wears a black and white patterned collared jacket over a black t-shirt together with a black and silver bead necklace.

Access Programs

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AUDIO DESCRIPTION TOURS

Audio described and multi-sensory tours for blind and vision-impaired visitors assisted by Gallery staff and Guides.

Sunday 21 May, 11am
Where  Permanent collection child-friendly tour during DreamBIG ‘Feed the Mind’, meet in the Vestibule
Cost  Free
Bookings essential Book online now or contact Public Programs, 08 8207 7109 or public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au


Friday 2 June, 5pm
Where selected works in Versus Rodin during First Friday, meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium
Cost  Free with Versus Rodin exhibition admission
1 additional friend or family member is allowed entry to the exhibition for free to accompany/support tour participant.
Any additional friends or family members will be required to purchase tickets at the event.
Bookings essential Book online now or contact Public Programs, 08 8207 7109 or public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au


Saturday 15 July, 11am

Where  selected works in the 2017 Ramsay Art Prize, meet at the Information Desk, Santos Atrium
Cost  Free
Bookings essential Book online now or contact Public Programs, 08 8207 7109 or public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au


Audio described tours of the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions available at other times by request.

Please contact Public Programs 08 8207 7109 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au for more information.


AUSLAN TRANSLATED TOURS and EVENTS

Friday 2 July, 7pm
Join our volunteer guide on a highlights tour of the 2017 Ramsay Art Prize. This tour will be accompanied by an accredited Auslan interpreter for the deaf and hearing-impaired visitors.
Cost Free
Where Meet in the Atrium 
No Bookings required

Auslan translated tours of the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions available at other times by request.

Please contact Public Programs 08 8207 7109 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au for more information.

 

image description: Female gallery visitor viewing one part of artist Fiona Hall's 18 piece installation titled All the King's Men. It is a landscape format photograph cropped to show the upper torso and head of the visitor on the right, with one of the sculptures that make up the installation on the left. The sculpture is of two human heads. Each head is slightly larger than a basketball and they are knitted from thin strips of green and khaki jungle camouflage material overlayed upon a wire frame. The heads have been joined together at their sides to form a conjoined two-headed work. The eyes, mouths and flaring nostrils, integrated into the knitted form, are wide open revealing the empty space within. Knitted ears curl shell-like from the sides of each head. Orange light filters into the form, created by plastic car-headlight-covers knitted into the top of each head. Two strips of fabric hang beneath the headed form. The visitor, looking up at the two-headed sculpture that is slightly above her head height, has glossy black hair, styled up on top of her head with a prominent fringe. She wears a black and white patterned collared jacket over a black t-shirt together with a black and silver bead necklace.
 

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