GOMA Talks Queensland | Who are we: defining a state


GOMA Talks returns during ‘GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art‘ for a discussion of Queensland, its past, present and future. As a state, can we be defined by our cultural production and how can art reflect our changing character?

Hosted by Sarah Kanowski, presenter of ABC Radio National’s Books and Arts with special guest panelists Lindy Hume, Artistic Director of Opera Queensland; Benjamin Law, author and journalist; Michael Rayner, AM, Principal Director, Cox Rayner Architects and Michael Zavros, ‘GOMA Q’ exhibiting artist.

‘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 exhibition is supported by the publication GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art.

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