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Title Art Nation: Reel Life/Shanghai Beauty Project/Adelaide Fringe Festival/Australian Swing Quartet
Published Australia : ABC, 2010
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Summary Fenella Kernebone takes us to the 50th anniversary of the Adelaide Festival and investigates the Reel Life project; Namila interviews Jin Xing; and Paul wraps up with spectacular installations at the Adelaide Fringe Festival.This week on Art Nation, Fenella Kernebone brings audiences all the action from the Adelaide Festival's 50th anniversary. Fenella investigates Reel Life, the home movie project showcasing South Australia and its people. Namila gets an audience with Jin Xing, one of China's most famous and successful choreographers in the Shanghai Beauty Project. Paul wraps up with the spectacular installations at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Australian String Quartet plays for us in our studio. Reel LifeRichard Raber and Naomi Bishops have edited hours of donated footage by the community of South Australia and turned them into beautiful films that capture the heart of the people. Shanghai Beauty ProjectJin Xing is a former colonel in the People's Liberation Army who was propelled to notoriety and stardom after undergoing a sex-change 15 years ago. Now happily married with adopted children she is a leading force in contemporary dance. Jin has surrounded herself with the cream of her nation's talent, drawn together from its different regions and ethnic minorities.Shanghai Beauty, a creation commissioned by the House of the World Cultures, Berlin, and developed as a collaboration between China's first independent dance ensemble, Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai, and the German dance company Rubato. It is also one of the drawcards at this year's Festival.Adelaide Fringe FestivalThe Adelaide Fringe is the biggest arts event in Australia and the second biggest fringe festival in the world. The 2010 Adelaide Fringe is the biggest in the event's 50-year history. And in true Adelaide Fringe style, it's big on shows that are fun, thought-provoking and a little bit cheeky. Australian String Quartet(ASQ) was established in 1985 and is Quartet-in-Residence at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide. The Quartet tours both nationally and internationally, and has had a major impact on the musical life of Australia
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2010-03-07 at 17:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Adelaide Festival of Arts.
Art -- Exhibitions.
Drum -- Instruction and study.
Jin, Xing, 1967-.
Photography of families.
South Australia -- Adelaide.
Form Streaming video
Author Anthoney, Christie, contributor
Benson, Namila, reporter
Bishops, Naomi, contributor
Capsis, Paul, contributor
Catchlove, Jeff, contributor
Cleworth, Ian, contributor
Grabowsky, Paul, contributor
Kempster, Diane, contributor
Kernebone, Fenella, host
Lock, Anton, contributor
Lynn, Victoria, contributor
Mainland, Kath, contributor
Raber, Richard, contributor
Xing, Jin, contributor