Now in its third year, the month-long program offers in-depth learning and engagement with First Nation contemporary art practices which include nine outdoor gallery sites including a display at Museum of Brisbane and large-scale projections on to the William Jolly Bridge. Maiwar also offers opportunities for the public to chat with the artists and curators at the one the many guided tours and panel discussions.
Artwork in Maiwar 2018 responds to the thematic concept of ‘endu...
One Million Stars public art installation in King George Square!
The artwork is a fully immersive experience, inviting visitors inside a four-metre high, 15-metre wide dome created from 370 brightly coloured star garlands, forming a kaleidoscopic effect accompanied by a soundscape created by artist Michelle Xen.
Open all day and night during the festival, visitors can walk in and out, stay a while and reflect on the light filtering through the iridescent star strings, run your hands along the stars and think about the many hearts and hands that have ...
Jungle Love Music and Arts Festival 2016
Acting more as a surreal wonderland than a music festival, every part of Jungle Love has been meticulously pored over to provide a liberating and immersive experience for all attendees. A luscious campsite nestled under a breezy canopy of trees, surrounded by a freshwater stream (that you can swim in) is the backdrop, and music is the soundtrack. Pulling out an array of impressive one-of-a-kinds; creativity is at the core of every planning stage and Jungle Love 2016 steps it up a notch.
FearLess Exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse
Cochrane’s work combines portrait photography and expressionism painting in order to create works that are colourful, expressive and tantalise the viewer – is the photographic portrait’s beauty obscured or amplified by the vibrant splash of paint? You decide.
The exhibition also investigates the male gaze and women’s view of themselves – Cochrane takes photos which exemplify the “male gaze” (the view of women as plaint, sexual objects) and then transf...
MELT Art Exhibition 2016
LZ DUNN REINTRODUCING JOANNA JONES
Take a glimpse into the life of Joanna Jones, aka John Dobbins whose performance career spanned the early era of Melbourne’s drag scene. An ongoing collaboration between John and multi-media artists Lz Dunn, this fascinating film project aims to remember and document fragments of Joanna’s repertoire.
RAY COOK IF YOU CAN’T SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT ANYONE, COME SIT NEXT TO ME
Reflect on moments of darkness and light in this exhibition informed by ...
Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great at NGV
The exhibition, presented by the Hermitage Museum, National Gallery of Victoria and Art Exhibitions Australia, is exclusive to Melbourne as part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.
The Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Daniel Andrews MP said: ‘Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great will showcase treasures from one of the largest, oldest and most visited museums in the world. Another major event for Melbourne, this exhibition will provide visitors with a ...
Made with Light Exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse
A collaboration between Brisbane Powerhouse and The Edge has enabled a selection of visual artists to create an exhibition that explores interactivity, the heritage listed architecture of Brisbane Powerhouse and the alluring quality of light.
Responding to the iconic architecture of Brisbane Powerhouse, and led by how far their imaginations will stretch, the light installations have been created with guidance by experts at The Edge, and curatorial direction by Brisbane Powerhouse.
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival – on Tour
The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival’s national festival tour returns in 2015, hitting the road throughout May and June. Catch the latest social-justice film premieres from around the world at HRAFF on tour in Brisbane.
Spanning documentary, drama, animation and more, HRAFF’s diverse program will introduce you to incredible people and fascinating places. Showcasing a collection of captivating stories fresh from the Melbourne program, HRAFF travels the country in search of new ...
Big Eyes Movie Review
The paintings, and prints of the paintings, sold like hotcakes and Keane amassed a fortune as a result. There was a problem, though - the pictures were actually created by his wife Margaret. A patron of Margaret, Tim Burton, directs his best film in years, covering the story of Margaret Keane's struggle to reclaim her artistic soul.
The first thing that strikes you about Tim Burton's new film is the colour. At first glance, each shot looks like a painted backdrop, crafted in flawless ...
James Turrell: A Retrospective Exhibition at NGA
It celebrates Skyspaces, viewing chambers that affect our perception of the sky, and surveys Turrell’s life work, Roden Crater, a naked eye observatory in an extinct volcano on the edge of the Painted Desert, Arizona. The exhibition follows three highly successful shows throughout 2013—at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Guggenheim in New York—with works from LACMA’s tour and spectacular installations purpose-built for Canberra.