A Third Language exhibition is coming to Queensland Art Gallery this February
Featuring artworks abound with pattern and repetition, for some artists, this visual multiplicity is used to express the more abstract concept of cultural multiplicity, in which the whole is made from many heterogenous yet interlocking parts.
Artists also explore what happens when artistic traditions roam, mutate and brush up against one another. As images are copied and re-copied in different locations, they become enriched by the inevitable mistranslations or ...
Max Hurley: A Designer’s Life Exhibition is currently showing at QPAC
For more than 60 years, prolific designer and visual artist Max Hurley shared his prodigious talent with Queensland audiences and theatre makers.
Here we recall his extraordinary theatrical legacy through set, costume and graphic design, his involvement with pivotal moments in Queensland theatrical history, his fine art practice and demonstrated capacity to sustain a long and successful career as a creative practitioner.
In his lifetime Max Hurley brought his ...
Melting into Air is coming to the Australian Cinémathèque at GOMA this month!
‘Melting into Air’ illustrates the possibilities – and impossibilities – of capturing air on screen. These films consider the environmental consequences of mass industrialisation and the sublime potential of natural phenomena, humanity’s dreams of taking to the skies and the exquisite mechanics of respiration, the hidden mysteries within deep fogs and the transformative power of the invisible world around us.
This cinema program brings together films ...
How I See It: Blak Art and Film Exhibition is coming to ACMI this December
Spanning moving image, installation, documentary, photography and video games, How I See It amplifies the artists and filmmakers’ perspectives on representation, the gaze, colonial archives and knowledge systems. These eight creators consider how First Peoples have been historically represented on our screens as they also imagine alternate realities and futures. The exhibition showcases works that use diverse materials and ideas to disrupt and reimagine, as well as expand the artists’ ...
Play Moves is coming to MoB this summer!
A celebration of sensory practice, Play Moves is a multi-generational exhibition that champions curiosity, creativity and the sheer joy of fun. For the first time in what feels like an age, this exhibition invites audiences to touch, move, explore and play like a child in a series of interactive art experiences that come alive when you engage with them.
From high sensory experiences, to low sensory journeys, this exhibition invites you to tailor your own adventure to suit your needs. ...
‘Air’ is coming to GOMA this November!
Presented across the entire ground floor of GOMA, ‘Air’ features Collection favourites including Ron Mueck’s monumental human sculpture In bed, Anthony McCall’s solid-light installation Crossing and Jonathan Jones’ lyrical evocation of wind, breath and bird call, untitled (giran).
Tomás Saraceno’s floating work Drift: A cosmic web of thermodynamic rhythms anchors the exhibition with a sequence of 13 large suspended spheres, partly mirrored and partly ...
Still Lives is now playing at GOMA!
From the macabre to the magnificent, the films included in this program delve into varying cinematic ruminations on life; its creation, preservation, and ultimate transfiguration.
Selected titles include: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover 1989 (Peter Greenaway), Flux Gourmet 2022 (Peter Strickland), Death Becomes Her 1992 (Robert Zemeckis), Still Life 2006 (Jia Zhangke), 24 Frames 2017 (Abbas Kiarostami), A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence ...
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
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 ...