Artist Talk: Keemon Williams

Join artist Keemon Williams for an informal discussion about his new work at Kuiper Projects, How to Beat a Dead Horse. From a contemporary Indigenous perspective, this exhibition considers the commercial production of mass-produced tourist merchandise, their construction of Australian ‘national identity’, and associated ideas of value and authenticity. The exhibition uses a Pop aesthetic […]

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Artist Talk: Hiromi Tango, Kim Ah Sam & Simon Koger

Situated in Brisbane, Perides Art Projects was founded in 1984 by Phillip Piperides and is one of the most respected and prestigious “fine arts” foundries in Australia specializing in casting bronze and aluminum sculptures. On 22 May, join artists Hiromi Tango, Kim Ah Sam, and Director of IAM Projects, Simon Koger as they come together […]

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Speaking Up: Responding to On Earth

Experience creative thinkers and artists sharing new ideas and perspectives on the current opportunities and challenges facing us and our environment. Held in conjunction with the exhibition On Earth showing at QUT Art Museum, presenters respond to exhibition themes in a short, sharp creative format of choice. On Earth traces conceptions of landscape and the […]

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Open Air: Torin Francis+ Lily Whitaker

Join artists Torin Francis and Lily Whitaker, for an informal artist forum and a final opportunity to see their current projects at Metro Arts, West Village. Building from the unique experience and themes, each artist and their work, the discussion will be focused on the challenges and opportunities afforded when presenting artistic projects outside of […]

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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: Ghost Ship Studio

Take a turn through Michael Eather’s enviable body of work in a rare open studio that invites you to meet the artist and see his most recent works up close. Featuring a combination of works on paper, paintings and installations, don’t miss out on your chance to see the multidisciplinary artist and gallerist owner in […]

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Artist Talk: Fiona Omeenyo, Rosella Namok + Samantha Hobson

Get an insight into the ideas and processes behind the Which way? exhibition artistsFiona Omeenyo, Rosella Namok and Samantha Hobson, who will be in conversation with gallery director Michael Eather and others. These established artists will discuss their art and design sensibilities across painting and sculpture. Since 2014, the artists have travelled regularly to Brisbane […]

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In Conversation: Bridie Gillman + Hamish Sawyer

Reminiscent of the early 20th century action painters, Bridie Gillman’s mark-making is an intuitive response to the memories and emotions evoked from her cross-cultural experiences. Initially inspired by her childhood in Indonesia, the now Brisbane-based artist’s practice has evolved to consider more broadly concepts of place, reactions to the environments through which she has travelled, […]

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Wearable Weaving Workshop with Grace Lillian Lee | Botanica

Learn a traditional weaving style and develop a collaborative artwork with Grace Lillian Lee. This session includes an artist talk with Grace Lillian Lee and Elisa Jane Carmichael, in conversation with QAGOMA curator Ruth McDougall. Location: Botanica marquee, City Botanic Gardens (access via main entry on corner of Alice and Albert Streets). Bookings required as […]

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