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Yhonnie Scarce’s Missile Park Exhibition is coming to IMA!

Featuring a major new commission and drawing upon existing works over the past fifteen years, the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, are collaborating to present a major survey of leading contemporary artist Yhonnie Scarce.   //   Scarce’s work often references the on-going effects of colonisation on Aboriginal people. Her research has explored the impact of nuclear testing and the removal and relocation of ...

Yhonnie Scarce Missile Park Exhibition is coming to IMA

Featuring a major new commission and drawing upon existing works over the past fifteen years, the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, are collaborating to present a major survey of leading contemporary artist Yhonnie Scarce.   //   Scarce’s work often references the on-going effects of colonisation on Aboriginal people. Her research has explored the impact of nuclear testing and the removal and relocation of ...

World Press Photo Exhibition 2021 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Attracting 4,315 photographers from 130 countries who submitted 74,470 images, this coveted award is the world’s leading contest for professional press photographers, photo journalist and documentary photographers.   //   In 2021, the highly-anticipated exhibition will be even more poignant, following an unprecedented year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice protests around the globe. The nominees share a diversity of interpretations and perspectives to ...

Entwined: plants and people Exhibition at the SLQ

Entwined: plants and people explores our intrinsic relationship with plants through photography, illustrations, immersive projections, and historical objects. In this evocative State Library of Queensland exhibition, Entwined displays the transformative works of award-winning creatives as they document and reinterpret plant life in modern Australia.   //   Entwined also digs into State Library’s rare and beautiful botanical collections, exploring our day-to-day ...

Disney: The Magic of Animation is coming to the ACMI this month!

Shown in Australia for the very first time, exclusive to Melbourne, this exhibition contains original sketches and rare artworks from 1928 to the present day, including a world-first exhibit of artworks from Raya and the Last Dragon (2021). The Walt Disney Animation Studios have been creating extraordinary films for nearly a century, and every film begins with drawings that capture the essence of character, story and emotion. This exhibition features over 500 exceptional artworks ...

Khadim Ali – Invisible Border Exhibition

In his largest Australian solo exhibition to date, Hazara artist Khadim Ali explores the normalisation of war and the experience of refugees through a series of poetic installations and textile works. Invisible Border comprises sound installation, miniature painting, and a monumental 9-metre-long tapestry, hand woven by a community of Hazara men and women, some who have lost family members in war. Featuring existing work alongside new commissions developed for the IMA, the exhibition will ...

On Fire: Climate and Crisis exhibition at The Institute of Modern Art

On Fire: Climate and Crisis features work by 15 Queensland artists and interrogates the state’s image as a subtropical paradise by considering the themes of global warming and climate threat. At IMA from 30 January to 20 March 2021, On Fire spans painting, sculpture, immersive installation and video, including eight new commissions, in a timely examination of the past, present and future of the planet’s precarious situation. On Fire considers the damaging legacies of colonialism, ...

Motorcycles on Screen at GOMA!

Since the early days of the moving image, filmmakers have been drawn to the uniquely cinematic appeal of the motorcycle. The breakneck speed, the unmistakable designs, the ravenously revving engines: motorcycles provide myriad aesthetic possibilities for the screen. Beyond the sound and fury of the bikes themselves, the exoticism of biker gangs and the utilitarian usefulness of motorcycles as common transport offer bases for tales of great danger alongside incisive portraits of life on the ...

The Motorcycle – Design, Art, Desire Exhibition now open at GOMA!

Get your motor running… ‘The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire’ opens the throttle on the ground-breaking designs that shaped one of the most iconic objects the world has ever seen. Featuring radical concepts, record breakers and road icons, the fully-immersive exhibition showcases 100 of the greatest motorcycles ever assembled. This world-exclusive exhibition, only in Brisbane, will showcase the art, design and history of one of the most iconic objects of the last 150 years, the ...

Here I Came to the Very Edge 2020 Exhibition at MoB

Throughout her 2017 Q ANZAC 100 Fellowship at the State Library of Queensland, Greer researched the experience of soldiers and servicepeople during the First World War. Accessing photographs, letters and diaries from the library archive allowed Greer to develop a deeper insight into the lives of Queensland soldiers, reverends and other wartime workers. Greer continues to translate these stories into her artworks today.   //   This series encourages us to remember and ...