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Alison MacLeod spoke via livestream with chair Felicity Plunkett (right) in an Adelaide Writers' Week session titled 'A Tender Lady Chatterley'. Photo: Tony Lewis
Adelaide Festival

Radical tenderness at the heart of scandalous tale

Nearing the end of his life, DH Lawrence poured a vision of radical tenderness into Lady Chatterley’s Lover, the ‘scandalous’ novel which UK writer Alison MacLeod says essentially led to a woman’s sexuality being put on trial.

Lior, Lou Bennett and Nigel Westlake have collaborated to create the Adelaide Festival show 'Ngapa William Cooper'.
Adelaide Festival

The remarkable story of William Cooper, as told through music

One of the most important new works being presented at this year’s Adelaide Festival is a musical homage to a true Australian visionary ­– a human rights activist of the Yorta Yorta people who organised one of the only private protests anywhere in the world against the Nazis’ Kristallnacht atrocities.

Adelaide Festival

A story from the eye of a cyclone

Ni-Vanuatu man Edgell Junior shares a vivid story of survival amid one of the South Pacific’s most intense tropical cyclones with a new show by Slingsby’s Flying Squad that carries both a warning and a message of hope.

Visual Art

Behind the lens with Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol’s career-long obsession with photography will be the focus of a 2023 exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia that promises to shed fresh light on the American Pop artist as well as those he captured in his portraits – including his Australian friend Henry Gillespie.