Fortunes of the Forest – Divination Reading | Botanica

Fortunes of the Forest is an intimate one-to-one encounter between an individual and Caitlin Franzmann, and is guided by a deck of divination cards created by the artist during her residency in Karawatha Forest, Brisbane. Each divination card depicts an image of a plant, rock or insect from the forest (photographed by Man Cheung), and […]

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Ross Manning | Botanica

Join Vulgaris artist Ross Manning for a live multichannel performance of field recordings made on-site, revealing the hidden sonic world of the gardens. Location: #5 on Botanica map. No bookings required. […]

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Kellie O’Dempsey | Botanica

Artist Kellie O’Dempsey invites you to witness this live performance experience as part of Botanica by Night. Kellie creates live performance drawings from a responsive exchange between line, sound and movement. Employing analogue and digital drawing techniques, the works respond and navigate the physical space in which they are made. Her visible process fuses the […]

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Primitive Motion | Botanica

Botanica artist Sandra Selig joins Leighton Craig in their electronic music duo, Primitive Motion, playing improvised music in response to the surrounding presence of plants in the City Botanic Gardens. Location: #9 on Botanica map. No bookings required. […]

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Sugared Land/s | Botanica

sugar/cheeni/shakkar/sakarai/chakara/panjasara, 2019 sound perfomance. Sancintya Mohini Simpson and Isha Ram Das with Indarami Simpson. Botanica artist Sancintya Mohini Simpson is joined by her brother Isha Ram Das and mother Indarami Simpson to perform a healing and cleansing ritual in response to their familial history. Influenced by Hindu worship practices, they combine prose, song, and ritual […]

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Kellie O’Dempsey Outside the Lines

Immerse yourself in a haven of colour, light and sound, as performance and installation artist Kellie O’Dempsey places audiences right in the middle of her artwork, which fuses digital drawing, performance, animated video projection and sound. For BAD 2019, Kellie will perform new work in collaboration with sound designer Michael Dick and performers Saara Rappola […]

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The Print Bar: Artist Takeover

Want to take home your own wearable piece of street art? Enjoy an evening of music and beverages, and watch artworks from the Brisbane Street Art Festival get screen-printed onto T-shirts, available to buy. The Print Bar is a custom-printing company that specialises in digital garment printing, screen printing, embroidery and vinyl printing. As a […]

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BSAF Rooftop Closing Party

Watch the sun go down from Toombul Shopping Centre’s rooftop car park, as the artists and organisers of Brisbane Street Art Festival wrap up another year of invigorating street art. Featuring musical performances, live painting and more, the closing party also offers a chance to reflect on 2019 event highlights, with many of them taking […]

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Dave Hullfish Bailey + Sam Watson’s Maiwar Performance

The CityCat Project is an ongoing collaboration between Sam Watson, a Brisbane-based Aboriginal writer and activist, and Los Angeles artist Dave Hullfish Bailey. The project revolves around the ‘Maiwar Performance’, in which CityCat ferries cross the Brisbane River, or Maiwar, to execute unannounced manoeuvres. These actions occur near a site of significance to the Aboriginal […]

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Zoe Porter, Sea Oddities

The laneway adjacent to Onespace Gallery will be transformed into an immersive, surreal and otherworldly space as part of this year’s BAD Festival. This everyday site will become a strange, chaotic, playful and interactive space merging live painting, installation, costume, soft-sculptural appendages, video, physical performance and live sound. Sea Oddities is a collaborative performance work […]

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