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Still Life Now Exhibition is now open at GOMA!

By approaching the still life as a platform for transformative thinking and new conversations, the artists bring together themes of preservation, stillness, transformation and opulence across painting, sculpture and time-based media to engage with contemporary cultural and political issues and promote social change.   //   The exhibition will be accompanied by a screening program at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA. Still Life Now Exhibition GOMA, Brisbane 24 ...

Escape into an urban DayDream at Wintergarden

DayDream is a fully immersive multi-sensory experience featuring more than 20,000 lights and an ambient soundscape. Step through the darkened archway and take a break from the daily grind in cosy bean bags as the 90-second mindfulness experience reveals a shimmering landscape of colour, sound, space and time.   //   The ultimate in urban escapism launches on Friday 7 October as part of Shop BNE City and runs until Sunday 30 October with a different DayDream to experience ...

The Cinema of Tibet is coming to GOMA this month!

While Tibet has often been the subject of many factual and fiction productions by filmmakers based outside of the region, it was not until the early 2000s that a local filmmaking culture gathered momentum. For a film producing region with a very young history, Tibet boasts a groundswell of contemporary practitioners emerging that are creating rich and accomplished films. The films in ‘The Cinema of Tibet’ are crafted both within the Tibetan region and by filmmakers in exile. Often ...

Explore the Outdoor Gallery Exhibition around Brisbane!

The latest Outdoor Gallery exhibition, <play/ground>, curated by @MCRT. Studio, will open on Friday 9 September 2022 and run until 16 April 2023. Share your experience of the Outdoor Gallery exhibitions and public programs using #BNEPublicArt.   //   <play/ground> From Friday 9 September 2022, explore the <play/ground> exhibition through the Outdoor Gallery. Our modern lives are busy with work and responsibilities and living a balanced and playful ...

Disney: The Magic of Animation Exhibition is now open at the Queensland Museum!

Explore hundreds of original sketches and artworks from your favourite Disney animated classics and go behind the scenes in this rare opportunity to experience the wonderful creativity and innovation from the world’s most prolific animation studio. //   Young and old will be enchanted by the magic behind some of the world’s most beloved characters created over the last century by the Walt Disney Animation Studios films and shorts, including Mickey Mouse’s first talkie, ...

Alexander McQueen – Mind, Mythos, Muse is coming to NGV this December!

Organised by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (LACMA), in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, this is the first major Australian exhibition to explore McQueen’s thought-provoking and singular viewpoint. Showcasing over 100 garments and accessories alongside more than 70 artworks, including painting, sculpture, photography, works on paper and decorative arts, from a multitude of eras and cultures, Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse offers unprecedented ...

Art @ Portside Pop-up

Art @ Portside, curated by the Kairos Project, will feature a vibrant line-up of more than xx pieces of work by internationally renowned artists and photographers, which will rotate monthly to showcase new artwork for visitors to enjoy.   //   Live drawing and painting demonstrations will also be hosted weekly by one of the installation’s star-studded artists in residence, including Garry Dolan, Rob Rek (and his pet macaw, Manco), and Aboriginal artist Louise Numina....

In Queer Time is coming to GOMA this August

The program brings together a selection of films which delve into these three areas. The first key reoccurring theme in the program is notions of family time, both biological and chosen. Woven throughout some of the films are the complicated relationships between queerness and motherhood. In some examples we encounter tense, complex and traumatic depictions of motherhood. In others, we are faced with figures who fulfill or take on matriarchal roles. Another important idea is that queer ...

Kaleidoscope is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this August!

Kaleidoscope scales a deceptively simple optical device to epic proportions, allowing you to step inside a constantly shifting illusion. A brand-new solo project by one of the masterminds behind House of Mirrors and 1000 Doors, Kaleidoscope provides the brave and adventurous with a new and different space to explore, contemplate, and dream.   //   An experience that disorientates the senses and challenges our preconceptions, providing access to a new kind of engagement ...

Natalya Hughes’s The Interior Exhibition

Interested in the role of women and their historical absence from positions of power, the part-professional part-domestic setting conjured by The Interior plays with gendered power dynamics between public and private space. The couches that dot the gallery take their lush contours from the shapes of the female body, and their detailed upholstery sees motifs of eyes, rats, and snakes from Freud’s patient case studies ripple over the space in fleshy tones.   //   Audie...