GEOFF COBHAM: ALREADY ELSEWHERE Unclassified 18+
Premiering the first major gallery commission for public artist and celebrated lighting designer.
Already Elsewhere is an immersive and interactive installation by Adelaide-based Geoff Cobham. Inspired by a moment of sublime disbelief on the edge of a Balinese rice paddy on the rim of a volcano, Already Elsewhere uses light to transform space and alter perception.
Presented by Samstag Museum of Art in partnership with Adelaide Film Festival.
Artist: Geoff Cobham in collaboration with Chris Petridis
Geoff Cobham is a celebrated Adelaide-based lighting designer. He has worked in a range of contexts from small innovative theatre productions at venues such as Performance Space, Queens Theatre, Belvoir St, Red Shed and circus tents; to large scale theatre and dance productions, festivals and major events, including venue design and creation. His love of light, dance and music has led him to work with many of Australia’s top choreographers, and to collaborate with Zephyr Quartet on experimental projects. With his company Bluebottle he has also designed many lighting installations for public artworks, buildings, landscapes and freeways. Geoff curated, produced and designed Barrio, the Adelaide Festival of Art’s club of 2012 and 2013 after designing Red Square, Squeezebox, and Persian Garden.