Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Stencil Poster Commission

James Dodd stencil Cabaret Wall 2 lo res

A big shout out to Ali McGregor, co-director of the 2016 Adelaide Cabaret Festival, who invited me to join the festival team and develop a number of stencilled posters of images of artists appearing at the festival. The posters were pasted onto a range of surfaces throughout the Adelaide Festival Centre as promo and dressing. I enjoyed taking on a job which was a bit more like an illustration pursuit, spending time making again with a medium that is quite close to my heart. One of the broader notions that we were interested in was the parallels between cultural pursuits that share political and clandestine roots (which may have since morphed into other things…) Here’s a little selection of a range of shots taken during development and installation.