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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 ...

Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour Exhibition

The might of Medieval Europe will storm the walls of Queensland Museum in an exclusive exhibition from the British Museum, Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour.[/lead] In a coup for Queensland, the Queensland Museum will be the first museum in the world and only one in Australia and New Zealand to host this incredible new exhibition curated by the British Museum. Spanning the period AD 400 to 1500, Medieval Power explores a time when many of the countries and cultures of modern Europe ...

Julian Rosefeldt: Manifesto Exhibition at ACMI

Rosefeldt’s brand-new thirteen-channel work Manifesto questions the role of the artist in society today. Australian actor, Cate Blanchett, performs the manifestos as a series of striking monologues. The installation draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Situtationists and Dogma 95, and the musings of individual artists, architects, dancers and filmmakers. Passing the philosophies of Claes Oldenburg, Yvonne Rainer, Kazimir Malevich, André Breton, Elaine Sturte...

Orry-Kelly: Dressing Hollywood at ACMI

Gifted, garrulous and unapologetic, Orry-Kelly designed gowns for illustrious films including 42nd Street(1933), Jezebel (1938), The Maltese Falcon (1941), Casablanca (1942), Auntie Mame (1958), and Gypsy(1962). He was also the first Australian to win three Oscars®, for An American in Paris (1951), Les Girls (1957) and Some Like it Hot (1959). As Chief Costume Designer at Warner Brothers Studio between 1932 and 1944, and then later as a designer for 20th Century Fox, MGM, Universal and ...

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Arts at QAGOMA

Two focus projects are the result of in-depth research and ongoing exchange with the region. Yumi Danis (We Dance) presents the vitality and complexity of performance in the cultures of some of our nearest neighbours: Papua, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Kalpa Vriksha: Contemporary Indigenous and Vernacular Art of India looks at the breadth and vibrancy of Indigenous and vernacular art from regions of India. Also featured are site-specific installations ...

Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced Exhibition

Featuring ensembles, accessories and archival material from the Museum’s collection and Dinnigan’s personal archive, this exhibition presents her signature lace and embellished designs in a series of striking themed sets. Realised by Anna Tregloan, an award-winning stage designer and artist, the scenes bring into focus Dinnigan’s unique creative perspective; they highlight the romantic, feminine designs that have seen her work sought after by a star-studded clientele including ...

Doctor Who Festival 2015

The Festival will be held on the 21st & 22nd November 2015 at the Royal Hall of Industries and Hordern Pavilion, the Doctor Who Festival promises fans a unique insight into the imagination and skills put into bringing an episode of Doctor Who to you. This includes exclusive access to the people that make it happen, giving you the chance to get inside the adventure. Meet the Cast This is your chance to attend Q&A sessions which will get you closer than ever before to Twelfth ...

Tom Roberts Exhibition at the NGA

This extraordinary exhibition brings together Tom Roberts' most famous paintings loved by all Australians. Paintings such as Shearing the rams (1888-90) and A break away! (1891) are among the nation's best known works of art. An exhibition for all Australians, it is not to be missed. The Tom Roberts exhibition takes place during an exciting period of change at the NGA, including a large-scale rehang of almost every work of art, with Australian art taking pride of place in a new location. ...

Space Betwixt Exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse

Space Betwixt explores the representation of a gap in information; a blank space that borders the thresholds of existing forms. These liminal spaces have been explored by four artists who have spent their formative years in Brisbane. The exhibition is a platform for dialogue between each artists’ works and stylistic approach to shared visual themes. Space Betwixt Exhibition Wednesday 07 October - Sunday 01 November 2015 Brisbane Powerhouse Foyers www.brisbanepowerhouse.org &...

Robyn Stacey: Cloud Land at MoB

Stacey uses one of the oldest photographic techniques invented more than 1,000 years ago, the camera obscura. She gives this technology a bold and surprising reinvention as her work turns entire rooms into the surface of a photograph, casting the view from the outside in. Her dreamlike works capture a moment in time, exploring both the history of the location and the personal stories of the subjects featured within these unique landscapes— offering an intimate and provocative look at ...