Munaintyanangku, tunturri. (Always was, always will be)

Illuminate Adelaiderlu Kaurna Miyurna yaitya mathanya Wama Tarntanyaku tampinthi (Illuminate Adelaide acknowledges the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains)

Yaintya yartangka ngadlu tikanthi, kuma tirkanthi, kuma warpulayinthi. (These are the lands we live, learn and work on)

Ngadlurlu Purkarna pukinangku, yalarra, kuma tarrkarritya tampinthi. (We pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging)

Translation provided, with thanks, by Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi

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Past Event

CANCELLED: Aviva Endean

Aviva Endean

31 July

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Sat 31 July, 8pm


30 mins


Nexus Arts, Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace




Nexus Arts is fully wheelchair accessible


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We regret to inform you that in light of the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place for South Australia and related border restrictions, Aviva Endean’s performance at Nexus Arts on Sat 31 July has been cancelled.

Refunds will be automatically processed over the week ahead, please be patient whilst we navigate the high quantity of refunds we need to process.

💚 Team Illuminate Adelaide


‘Hypnotic’, ‘Trance-inducing’ ‘virtuosic’ and captivating’ Aviva Endean’s work for solo clarinets exists in the space between composition and improvisation. Distinct and refined instrumentations set up a framework of unique sonic environments, which then become a landscape for Aviva’s slowly morphing and contemplative improvisations. 

In this new set created especially for Illuminate Adelaide, Aviva expands on her unique and exploratory instrumental practise, interweaving field recordings, lo-fi electronics and effects processing, to create waves of spectral and timbral exploration.

“Inhalations and exhalations suddenly sculpted into meaning bearing forms” (Peter Knight, Artistic Director- Australian Art Orchestra) 

“A miraculous discovery of a new world” (Freistil Magazin)

"Astonishing beauty...uncharted musical lands" (Sydney Morning Herald) 

Photo: Sarah Walker

About MAAD (Music & Art After Dark)

We save the biggest party for last, with a multi-venue celebration of art, music and ideas. For one night only, MAAD will take over your favourite venues, galleries and laneways in the northwest corner of the CBD. Featuring a closing DJ set from The Avalanches, live music, exhibitions, cinema and light installations, MAAD brings out the best in the west with a party to remember.