QCA: T-shirt Printing

The QCA Print studios have a world class range of equipment. In this event, they’re opening the doors of the Print Studios to visitors. This is your chance to view the facilities and meet their students. Students will show you how they use the equipment and showcase the prints they make, which you will have […]

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Liveworm Studio: Merging Analogue and Digital Graphics

Liveworm is the visual communication design studio of the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. In Liveworm, students work on real projects, for real clients in a real studio environment. Liveworm is one of the longest running design studios in Australia and a flagship experience for multiple generations of QCA graduates. Join the Liveworm team […]

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Pendants + Earrings: Make Your Own

Queensland College of Art’s Jewellery & Small Objects studio is unique in Queensland and one of only a few in Australia. It is a fully functioning workshop and a hive of activity. This event is your opportunity to visit the studio, view our state-of-the-art facilities, meet our students, and experience a day in the life […]

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First Nations Weaving Techniques with CAIA

The CAIA studios are home to Griffith University’s Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art. In this workshop, guests are invited to visit the CAIA studios for an introduction to First Nations weaving techniques – you’ll also be able to take home what you weave. The Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art is planned in accordance […]

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Open Studio: Museum of Spent Time

A moving testament to the ineffable value of time, Stephen Hart’s open studio is a reflection on his forty-two year long career spent as a sculptor. Join him for an open studio during BAD 2021 to take a walk through not only his body of work, but a collection of the ephemera and curiosities that […]

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Open Studio: Helle Cook

Take a turn around the Riverbend to Ferryman’s Hut where Artist-in-Residence Helle Cook draws on the atmospheric and affecting presence of the hut, the river and Brisbane (Meanjin). During her residency Helle’s exhibition Light Affection, will invigorate Ferryman’s Hut with ephemeral installations through a lens of light and sensory experience, created by diaphanous painting on […]

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Luxxbox Workshop Tour: Witness the Process

Witness the Process of design from conception through to full manufacture. Discover the design secrets behind the big blue Luxxbox door. From initial ideas and daydreams, through to product design and engineering, onto manufacturing with skilled hands and distribution across the globe. A design studio and workshop tour will take you inside the blue door […]

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Open Studio: Perides Art Foundry

Get an introduction to traditional casting processes as Perides Art Foundry walks you through the many stages of creating bronze statues. From mould making, wax working, ceramic shells, bronze pouring and patination, learn every step of the journey to creating a figure. This process can be used not only for fine art but many other […]

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BAD Stories of Failure at UAP

Failure and innovation go hand in hand. We need to embrace failure to create remarkable projects, innovate better and ultimately become more successful. Stories of Failure will be an unpretentious evening filled with candour, authenticity, honesty and openness. Join a handful of the city’s best creative thinkers like Keith Burt, Kevin O’Brien, Gail Sorronda, Daniel Tobin […]

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Open Studio: Aaron Chapman

A Wet Finger to the Wind celebrates and mourns the colourful imagination of childhood innocence by reinterpreting photographs through the lens of a childhood craft. The Norman Park Substation residency will see Chapman’s photographic enquiries of home(s) reimagined in a tactile manner through a limited palette of coloured perler beads. Chapman will individually place tens […]

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