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South Australian not-for-profit social enterprise ILA (Immersive Light and Art),  formerly Light ADL, is set to launch an artist fund to assist emerging practitioners. The initiative will comprise a share of $50,000, as well as access to ILA facilities, including the Light Room, a film/TV production studio that specialises in mixed reality and virtual production. […]

It’s a new era for South Australian venue Light ADL with the announcement of plans for the next generation of the precinct that will see the hub transform under its new identity of ILA (Immersive, Light & Art) to become Adelaide’s true centre for Immersive Light and Art. In the young and adventurous world of […]

It was goodbye Light ADL and hello ILA (Immersive, Light & Art) as the West End venue unveiled its new branding and identity this week ­– alongside the premiere of locally made immersive digital-art film Anomalous. ILA chief executive officer Nic Mercer said the changes were being launched at a time of “tremendous advancements” for […]

South Australian venue Light ADL has seen a transformation, officially relaunching as new hub for Immersive Light and Art (ILA). This evolution marks a significant shift in Adelaide’s cultural landscape, with ILA poised to redefine the way audiences engage with immersive art and technology. Under its new identity of ILA (Immersive, Light & Art), this […]

West End’s art and culture scene is about to get even better as Light ADL unveiled its newest addition, The Light Room Gallery. Nestled within their 150-year-old venue, this captivating space promises to be a hub for artistic talent in Adelaide. “This versatile space can be transformed into a beautiful exhibition, like the one before […]

SA Weekend: Nick and Sophie Dunstone put $10m of their own money into “big crazy plan” to transform live and artistic performance An Adelaide couple has embarked an a radical plan to transform the future of live performance through the use of LED and hologram technology, where you could “feel like you’re able to see […]

Nick and Sophie Dunstone want to serve you a keen meal then take you to another universe. Their Light Cultural Foundation, a pandemic-era project tucked in a previously unfashionable corner of Adelaide’s CBD, is at the forefront of a global surge of experimentation in using technology to put audiences at the centre of the action […]

SA’s best new restaurants revealed Looking to go out for a bite to eat as the weather warms up? Take a look at this list of SA’s best new restaurants for inspiration. The restaurants included in this list have either opened over the past year or so, or made significant changes over that time. The […]

Philanthropy awards celebrate risk and spirit of sharing The winners of the 2021 Creative Partnerships Awards have been announced, featuring recipients who re-define what giving means. Clockwise from top left: John Wylie AM and Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie, Nick and Sophie Dunstone, Scott Hutchinson, Adele Schonhardt and Chris Howlett. – As the arts were changing with COVID, […]

Guiding Lights A restaurant with an altruistic mission shows responsible work practices and brilliant dining can be compatible, writes Simon Wilkinson. The Advertiser’s Simon Wilkinson reviews Aurora. Covid-induced changes in mindset don’t come much bigger than that of Brendan Wessels. Little more than a year ago, he was pushing meringue mix into a 3D printer […]