Island fashion: Wearable art

Traditional cultural influences, contemporary art and fashion design come together in ‘Island Fashion’. Bursting with colour and pattern, the project features interactive displays plus items of jewellery, body adornment and clothing created by four women artists whose work preserves cultural knowledge and strengthens ties within their communities. ‘Island Fashion’ at the Children’s Art Centre, GOMA…

Fun art activities to do with kids

Experience and enjoy four artist projects for children and families, including drawing, hands-on and multimedia activities and large-scale installations. The projects highlight the preciousness of life and natural resources, the importance of community and storytelling while engaging with the dynamic art, culture and life of the Asia Pacific region. 1. Joyce Ho UN-Covered Library Do…

Join the kids and embrace your creative side

APT9 Kids Extended Visit APT9 Kids Extended at the Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art until 16 June 2019 to experience and enjoy four artist projects for children and families, including drawing, hands-on and multimedia activities and large-scale installations. The projects highlight the preciousness of life and natural resources, the importance of community and…

Jacarandas bloom in Purple Reign

‘Purple Reign’ is an immersive secret garden populated with images of jacarandas and interactive experiences by Australian artist Gary Carsley. ‘Purple Reign’ coincides with the jacarandas coming into bloom in Brisbane, and is one of a series of eight artist-led projects to be presented as part of ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9) until 28…

Me, Myselfie and I, the art of self-portraiture

In the age of the selfie, self-portraiture continues to be a meaningful form of artistic expression. For hundreds of years, artists have created self-portraits as an intimate form of self affirmation, as a public statement about their identity, to showcase their skill, or to shape the way they are perceived. Such images are often self-conscious…