stories

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Guest post by Jo Wilmot Solastalgia - an antidote was held within the walls of the old factory floor at the Onkaparinga Woollen Mill in Lobethal, just a few short steps from the main gallery, home to the Recovery...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Onkaparinga blankets were woven in Lobethal for more than 130 years and the iconic patterns are well-loved and fondly remembered by those who slept beneath their woolly warmth. Artist Meg Wilson referenced these memories, as well as the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Being based in a former blanket factory means that Fabrik takes a special interest in textiles. Our first exhibition for the South Australian Living Artist festival in August 2019 allowed us to follow our curiosity and explore who...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]As an arts organisation in a regional town we know how important it is to be connected to the community around us. The picturesque valley of Lobethal is nestled amongst grazing land, wine grapes and fruit orchards so...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]2019 marked 150 years since the establishment of a weaving mill in Lobethal. That’s a lot of stories to gather and it’s a project Fabrik will be working on for some time to come, but to begin the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]What a way to kick start Fabrik! Our first exhibition, launched in February 2019, was a pretty special collaboration between artist India Flint, the creative group h.ART and over 200 artists from around the world. While we like to...