APT9 CInema: New Bollywood – Currents in Indian Cinema
The rapid social changes in contemporary India is sparking a resurgence in independent filmmaking and in turn opening up possibilities for a more flexible cinema industry. These new films boast storylines that challenge long-standing social mores.
The program will include ‘New Bollywood’ films Kapoor and Sons 2016 and Queen 2014 alongside award-winning independent films such as the cheeky comedy about democracy Newton 2017 and the gently powerful Hotel ...
Robert MacPherson Boss Drivers Exhibition is now showing at QAG
Pene has an obsession: he endlessly catalogues boss drovers in portraits that vividly evoke the resilient, determined spirit of the rugged individuals responsible for moving thousands of livestock and teams of stockmen and cooks along the great pastoral stock routes of Australia, travelling over vast distances from station to market, or finding feed and water in times of drought.
Boss Drovers will tour to regional venues in Queensland from January 2019: Dogwood ...
The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9) Exhibition is coming soon to GOMA!
Highlights will be a substantial number of newly commissioned works, as well as works by emerging, mid-career and senior artists and influential works that continue to shape contemporary art in the region. The exhibition will feature over 80 artists and groups whose work is notable for making an impact in contemporary art in its local context, including a large representation of Australian artists. Their works will reveal a number of preoccupations, such as the use of innovative approaches ...
Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 is coming this October!
Presented by QAGOMA, the 11-day citywide Festival will showcase more than 100 feature, documentary and short films, including new releases from around the world and a series of curated highlights exploring current ideas from Iranian, Asian and African filmmakers.
The BIFF 2018 cinema experience also includes VR theatre performances, silent films presented with new live scores and platforms for filmmakers to engage with audiences.
Join Artistic Director Amanda Slack-Smith and her team ...
Golden Age of Czech Animation coming soon to the Australian Cinémathèque!
Jiří Trnka’s stop motion puppet animations rivalled Walt Disney in both output and international acclaim, earning him the title the ‘Disney of the East’. Karel Zeman took animation to new poetic heights, interweaving animation techniques with live-action filmmaking.
All three overcame the constraints of postwar politics to create extraordinary works which still inform the work of filmmakers like Jan Švankmajer, Terry Gilliam, Tim Burton and Wes Anderson...
James Turrell Architectural Light Commission will light up GOMA tomorrow!
From dusk, the commissioned installation will dramatically illuminate GOMA's eastern and southern facades from within. An evolving pattern of light, created by the artist specifically for the location will be visible from within the Cultural Precinct and across the river. The permanent artwork will realise architects Architectus + Davenport Campbell's original design intentions for the building to have an artist-created light work.
For more than half a century, James Turrell has ...
The Great Detective at QAGOMA Cinémathèque
The program’s opening weekend features a screening of the silent mystery classic Sherlock Holmes 1916 with live musical accompaniment. Thought lost for more than half a century, it was recently rediscovered and restored. And, don’t miss a classic private eye pairing when Robert Mitchum’s Philip Marlowe appears in Farewell, My Lovely 1975 before Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade sets out on the case of The Maltese Falcon 1941.
LIVE MUSIC & FILM SCREENINGS
Tony Albert Visible Exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery
The exhibition will continue the Gallery's commitment to presenting major exhibitions of contemporary Indigenous Australian art.
One of the most exciting Australian artists working today, Tony Albert interrogates representations of Aboriginal people through a mix of humour and poignancy.
Tony Albert Visible Exhibition
Queensland Art Gallery
2 June 2018 – 7 October 2018
Patricia Piccinini – Curious Affection Exhibition at GoMA
Known for her imaginative, yet strangely familiar, lifelike hybrid creatures, Piccinini invites us to think about our place in a world where advances in biotechnology and digital technologies are challenging the boundaries of humanity.
Working in Melbourne, Piccinini has attracted international renown since 2003, when she represented Australia at the prestigious Venice Biennale. Most recently, her exhibition ‘Consciousness’, which toured Brazil in 2016–17, ...
Two Minutes to Midnight: Nuclear Cinema at GoMA
The program encompasses multiple genres and cinematic forms, including gripping depictions of human survival (Barefoot Gen 1983), merciless satires (Dr. Strangelove 1964), unflinching dystopian prophecies (Letters from a Dead Man 1986), and radioactively tinged science fiction (La Jetée 1962). Using the frameworks of traditional feature films, animation, experimental and short cinema, these works explore a topic that is frightening, mesmerising, and almost unimaginable.