Journeys North: Charles Page photographs subjects which intrigue him

‘Journeys North’ focused on Queensland photography; all of the photographers involved were long-term residents of Queensland or had strong associations with the state. Graham Burstow, Lin Martin, Robert Mercer, Glen O’Malley, Charles Page and Max Pam each travelled to different regions of the state where, over a period of around 18 months, they documented the lifestyles,…

Journeys North: Max Pam inspired by his memories of childhood

‘Journeys North’ was ‘one of the most adventurous commissions undertaken by the Queensland Art Gallery’, and that ‘although the commission was conceived as a Bicentennial project, its importance will extend long after 1988’.1 In the mid 1980s, with the financial assistance of the Australian Bicentennial Authority, the Queensland Art Gallery commissioned six photographers, Graham Burstow,…

Journeys North: Lin Martin does not choose her subjects at random

My life in Queensland — dream of a reality — that dream becomes reality — reality is but a dream. Bobby Lees, Sculptor/performer/builder, Sunshine Beach Lin Martin produced a series of portraits which captured a number of unique characters within their own environments. Curator Claire Williamson noted in the 1988 catalogue essay, ‘Photographic practice in Queensland…

Eleanor Friedberger plays at GOMA

Meet friends at Cindy Sherman Up Late for a unique Friday night out and have New York-based singer–songwriter Eleanor Friedberger entertain you with songs from her latest album. As one half of indie-rock band The Fiery Furnaces, the release of her latest ablum New View represents Friedberger’s twelfth full-length album. Recorded live with simple instrumentation,…

Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman is renowned for her mastery of masquerade; her own image is at the centre of an inspiring array of character studies, developed over decades. Sherman gained international recognition in the 1970s for inhabiting female tropes found in the mass media. Widely collected since this time, her artworks can now be found in major public museums around the…

Sundays with Cindy: Camille Serisier

Camille Serisier / Priestess of Miriam #2 2012 / Giclee photographic print / Courtesy: Spiro Grace Art Rooms Camille Serisier is a visual artist, trained as a scenic painter for Opera, Theatre and Ballet – Serisier’s practice centres around her playful tableau of vivant photographs, idea drawings, films and interactive installations. Through these ambitious and elaborate works…