What is the current state of public discourse in Queensland and how can ideas become a reality when it comes to planning for Queensland’s future. Listen to GOMA Talks ‘GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art‘ for a discussion of Queensland.
Hosted by Paul Barclay, presenter of ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas. Panellists include Richard Bell, artist and ‘GOMA Q’ roundtable panellist; John Birmingham, author, journalist and commentator; Robert Hughes, author, political advisor and disability advocate; and Dr Jenny Ostini, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Digital Futures and Learning in a Technology-rich Environment).
‘GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art’ is at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 11 October with the exhibition profiling 31 emerging, mid-career and senior artists working across drawing, painting, photography, video, installation, performance, ceramics and sculpture — Vernon Ah Kee; Davida Allen; Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan; Paul Bai; Clark Beaumont; Antoinette J Citizen; Sam Cranstoun; Julie Fragar; Chantal Fraser; Ian Friend; Kim Guthrie; Dale Harding; Jennifer Herd; Naomi Hobson; Pat Hoffie; Anita Holtsclaw; Madeleine Kelly; Moe Louanjli; Ross Manning; Mavis Ngallametta; Liam O’Brien; Lawrence Omeenyo; Brian Robinson; Monica Rohan; Teho Ropeyarn; Gordon Shepherdson; Grant Stevens; Tyza Stewart; David M Thomas; Tim Woodward; and Michael Zavros.
The accompanying exhibition publication GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art also features a roundtable discussion with some of the state’s leaders in the arts and touches on many different aspects of the Queensland experience.
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