A legacy of works on paper: The Helen Dunoon Bequest

Gifts made to the Gallery through a Will have been central to the development of QAGOMA’s Collection. Since 2018, a generous bequest received from Helen Dunoon has helped to bolster the Gallery’s holdings of works on paper. Here, Lucy Whyte highlights some of the acquisitions made possible by this support. Over the last three years,…

Unlocking the collection: Project digitise

As part of QAGOMA’s Collection Online project, the Gallery joins forces with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) for a new Digital Residency, writes Tonya Turner, that will reveal how digital experiences can best engage virtual and on-the-ground visitors. The residency will break new ground in understanding how visitors engage with art and digital interactives across…

Asia Pacific Triennial: 10 memorable Watermall projects

To mark the tenth edition of the ‘Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT) — at QAGOMA until 25 April — we look back at all the Gallery’s Watermall installations from 1993 until now — ten memorable Asia Pacific artist projects encompassing almost three decades.  The Queensland Art Gallery was designed around the Brisbane River…

Shrine-like sanctuary houses five contemporary deities

Ceramicist Vipoo Srivilasa practises art with a spirit of generosity, optimism and inclusion. Community-minded and attuned to contemporary concerns, including climate change, social justice and the migrant experience, he addresses these issues through artworks that offer hope for our troubled times. Srivilasa is known primarily for his idiosyncratic and meticulously crafted blue-and-white porcelain sculptures that…

QAGOMA’s vision for reconciliation

The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to guide its contributions to reconciliation for the next two years. View the 2022–24 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) The Innovate-level RAP, developed with guidance from Dr Terri Janke (Wuthathi/Meriam, Australia), the Gallery’s Indigenous Advisory Panel and its…