Artists Announced: Seventh Asia Pacific Triennial (APT7)

The Gallery today announced the 77 artists and artist groups from 27 countries that will feature in ‘The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7)’, marking the 20th anniversary of the international exhibition. On display at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) from 8 December 2012 to 14 April 2013,…

Winner Announced: National New Media Art Award

New South Wales-based artist George Poonkhin Khut was today named the winner of the $75,000 National New Media Art Award for 2012. George Poonkhin Khut’s winning entry Distillery: Waveforming 2012 consists of a clip-on heart monitor, tablet computer and a program that shows the viewer a visual interpretation of their beating heart. The judging panel…

New Media and therapeutic design

A prominent feature of the upcoming National New Media Art Award 2012 is the number of artists working with technologies that have been developed for therapeutic applications. Artists George Poonkhin Khut, Karen Casey, and Leah Heiss reflect this trend, often working in collaboration with medical research teams and industrial engineers. Through their art practices, these…

Sculptures Ticking and Spinning

Galleries are not always quiet places; whether it be mechanical metronomes beating to different times or the whir of car wash brushes, the sounds of objects ticking and spinning will fill the galleries across the ground floor of GOMA as part of the forthcoming exhibition ‘Sculpture is Everything: Contemporary Works from the Collection’. Work no.…

Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado — La Sala del Prado

To complement the exhibition ‘Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado’ we want to take visitors on a trip to the old Madrid illustrated in some of the magnificent paintings in the exhibition, and share the feeling of today’s Madrid — a bustling international city known for its cutting-edge design, technology, food and culture. American writer…