From Life : Brisbane Light

Maureen Hansen is an award-winning artist who lives and works in Brisbane. She captures colourful observations of life in Queensland, including the iconic Queenslander house, familiar landscapes, the sky and local snapshots from the ‘streets of our town’. Inspired by nature and the colours of nature, Maureen observes subjects for hours in an attempt to […]

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QUT Up Late: Vis-ability – Exhibition Tour

Bringing together a selection of recent acquisitions from the QUT Art Collection, ‘Vis-ability’ has been conceived as a project to broaden understanding of the lived experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. Drawing on research from QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty, ‘Vis-ability’ proposes alternative ways of engaging with the Art Collection, considering how […]

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QUT Up Late: William Robinson, Nature Imagined – Exhibition Tour

What if you could explore the place beyond the painting? Discover the spectacular hinterland of South East Queensland in an all-ages guided tour of the exhibition ‘Nature imagined’ featuring work by artist William Robinson, beginning with a participatory digital experience at The Cube.   Please note this tour departs from QUT The Cube at 5:30pm […]

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Vis-ability

Bringing together a selection of recent acquisitions from the QUT Art Collection, ‘Vis-ability’ has been conceived as a project to broaden understanding of the lived experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. Drawing on research from QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty, ‘Vis-ability’ proposes alternative ways of engaging with the Art Collection, considering how […]

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BAD Boys: Scott Redford and Anthony Lister

Internationally-acclaimed artists Anthony Lister and Scott Redford join forces for the first time to present new works that blur street art, advertising and popular culture, cast through a cheeky lens. Merging painting, sculpture, works on paper, moving image and installation, the artists will showcase works that fascinate, challenge, and at times, provoke gallery audiences, using […]

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Daniel McKewen: Promissory Estoppel

‘Promissory Estoppel’ is a video artwork that expresses a sense of economic and social precarity central to the lived experience of late capitalism. While the imagery in the work reflects on money’s literal and symbolic function as a promise of the state, its title makes reference to a legal principle that apportions blame when one […]

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Mirror Mine

Mirror Mine looks at mining through the work of Brisbane artist, Caitlin Franzmann, and internationally-renowned filmmaker and artist Ben Russell. The exhibition unravels the complex narratives around the politics of mining, connecting local concerns to global narratives. The exhibition is presented in partnership between Queensland Film Festival and Outer Space ARI. […]

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Film Screening: Mineral Contact

‘Mirror Mine’ looks at mining through the work of Brisbane artist, Caitlin Franzmann, and internationally-renowned filmmaker and artist Ben Russell. As part of the exhibition, Outer Space presents an evening screening of short films exploring the narratives around the politics of mining, curated by John Edmond and Caitlin Franzmann.  ‘Mineral Contact’ presents two films by Arthur […]

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Museum of Brisbane has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments.