Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art

The survey exhibition ‘Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art’ at the Queensland Art Gallery from 13 August, features new and recent work by contemporary artists and collectives exploring identity, heritage and history, highlighting the vitality and diversity of the state’s artistic landscape. The exhibition encompasses large-scale sculptural installation, photography, painting, video and performance, and includes work…

In Queer Time: Lizzie Borden, director ‘Born in Flames’ in conversation

In conjunction with ‘Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art’, participating artist Callum McGrath has curated the free film program ‘In Queer Time’ screening in the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA from 12 to 24 August 2022. McGrath spoke with Lizzie Borden, the director of Born in Flames 1983 about her film. ‘Born in Flames’ screens 6PM on Friday 12…

Embodied Knowledge: Corporeal Complexity

‘Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art’ opening at the Queensland Art Gallery from 13 August, is a showcase that reimagines our relationship to our bodies and to our increasingly digital world. Here, we survey a selection of artists whose work features in this vital new exhibition. Profiling 19 talented artists and collectives, ‘Embodied Knowledge’ is a…

Celebrating women and film

The Australian Cinémathèque at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) intertwines three new cinema programs celebrating women filmmakers — ‘The Power and Passion of Jane Campion’, ‘Larisa Shepitko: The Poetry of Perseverance’, and ‘Women Make Film’. RELATED: 5 film suggestions to watch  The Power and Passion of Jane Campion ‘The Power and Passion of Jane…

Wurlitzer brings 1928 silent comedy ‘The Mystery of the Eiffel Tower’ back to life

Screening alongside ‘The Art of the Heist’ cinema program, tickets are now on sale for Le Mystère de la Tour Eiffel (The Mystery of the Eiffel Tower) 1928, a newly digitally restored film from a sole surviving nitrate film print. The thrilling caper will be presented with live musical accompaniment from David Bailey on the Gallery’s…

Museums in heist films

‘The Art of the Heist’ film program has begun, and some classic crime stories are unfolding. What better way to delve into the program with some juicy heist scandals set in art museums? RELATED: The heist: Cinema’s most beloved crime subgenre In How to Steal a Million, the interior of the fictitious Musée Kléber-Lafayette was…