The Australian Cinémathèque’s secret weapon — The Wurlitzer

 

We highlight the Australian Cinémathèque’s much loved secret weapon — the Wurlitzer Style 260 Opus 2040 pipe organ. From 2018 to 2020, QAGOMA will present Queensland’s Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF). The Festival experience comes to life with a range of dynamic events including classic silent films with live scores, a high point the screening of Buster Keaton’s The Cameraman 1928 featuring a…

Store Artisan: Milly Dent

Brisbane born artist Milly Dent is one of the talented artisans featured in our QAGOMA Stores. Dent seeks to re-imagine daily routine and challenge conventional expectations of tableware, her work being both utilitarian and sculptural. Dent explores the relationship between fluid and static, pure and damaged, porcelain allows Dent to understand and push her practice to…

In the black box: The Australian Cinémathèque and BIFF

This diversity of programming at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA has built a deeply loyal audience that returns again and again — some dedicated patrons to virtually every screening — and has positioned QAGOMA to now proudly present the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF). A much-loved institution in its own right, BIFF was a fixture in Brisbane…

Production still from Celeste 2018 / Director: Ben Hackworth / Image courtesy: Curious Film

BIFF 2018: A diverse program for all audiences now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF), presented by QAGOMA with screenings at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA and venues across Brisbane from 11 to 21 October. The diverse program of more than 100 Australian and international feature, documentary and short films will be complemented by 24 thought-provoking events including conversations,…

Opening the black box: The Australian Cinémathèque and BIFF

We survey the history of the Gallery of Modern Art’s black box, and some of the cinematic highlights that the Australian Cinémathèque has projected to loyal audiences since 2006. From 2018 to 2020, QAGOMA will present Queensland’s long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) and this is a unique opportunity for the Cinémathèque to…

APT9: The creation of black somo

A curator with a deep belief in the ability of art to transform, Jennifer Phipps envisaged a fund that would enable women artists working in the Pacific to engage in projects and learning opportunities, and ensured its existence with a significant bequest. Oceania Women’s Fund Visitors to the Queensland Art Gallery’s first exhibition profiling contemporary…