Petrichor: Lara Merrett

Lara Merrett’s colour-rich abstract paintings reveal an intimate and intuitive approach to painting. Working on a large-scale, Merrett apposes blocks of painted flat colour with transparent, amorphous pools of acrylic and ink. The delicately layered paintings evoke senses beyond the purely visual, and hint at connections to memory and place. “The exhibition title, Petrichor, describes […]

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Students Art Market

The Jewellery and Small Objects Collective and The Printmakers Club are student run initiatives that are active on and off campus. At this event, you can wander through their stalls at a unique market experience that allows you to purchase the artists work just metres from where it was made. Students will be onsite to […]

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RMXTV

Experience a live art remix as a group of artists test their creative agility this May at Museum of Brisbane. Over the course of three weeks, participants will draw and paint on a large purpose-built environment guided by a series of prompts delivered via the big screen. RMXTV is the latest in the RMX series […]

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Photography: Re-imagining Self

Photography informs how we perceive the world, our understanding of self and the forming of public opinion. QCA’s photography studios embrace contemporary practice and the roots of photographic practice. Throughout BAD 2021, we welcome you to visit our Photography darkrooms to use the facilities. Here you will learn how to make to make a Cyanotype and we […]

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Performance + Installation: MEAT MIRROR

Be shared! Or be scared! Ever wondered how dangerous Kim Kardashian’s booty is? And just how far social media and celebrity culture will invade? MEAT MIRROR asks what is beauty, what is horror? Through absurdity and humour MEAT MIRROR tackles the alarming normalisation of life-threatening surgical enhancement. MEAT MIRROR throws gullibility, butchery, beauty, Orwellian satire, […]

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MELT Portrait Prize

The annual MELT Portrait Prize returns, celebrating heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community, attracting exceptional artworks from across Australia. The annual Melt Portrait Prize gives visual artists the creative license to celebrate heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community; whether it be a local icon or an internationally acclaimed personality.  Having developed a reputation for attracting exceptional works of art from across Australia, […]

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Regenerate

For almost a century, the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse building has been a time capsule of Brisbane’s history. To celebrate 21 years as a ground-breaking cultural precinct, we are proud to unveil Regenerate – a free exhibition that documents the stories and secrets of the iconic building’s rich 95-year history. Spanning three ‘acts’, this special exhibition exposes the […]

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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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