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…

‘We Can Be Heroes’ explores how we can empower ourselves

Tony Albert, one of the most exciting young Indigenous Australian artists working today, presents his interactive exhibition ‘We Can Be Heroes’ at the Children’s Art Centre, GOMA. Starring the children of Warakurna – an Aboriginal community in Western Australia, near the border shared with the Northern Territory – he explores how we can empower ourselves by…

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. The Children’s Art Centre exhibition ‘Me, Myselfie and I’ explores how artists have used digital media to experiment with self-representation. For hundreds of years, artists have created self-portraits as an intimate form of self affirmation, as a public statement…

Taste the sea

The Gabori Sisters: Gathering by the Sea is an interactive exhibition that explores the close relationship of Dorothy, Elsie and Amanda Gabori — the daughters of Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori — with their ancestral homeland of Bentinck Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Bring the family in to visit the Children’s Art Centre at GOMA…

Gather by the sea

To coincide with ‘Dulka Warngiid – Land of All’, our major retrospective of the work of Sally Gabori (Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda), the Children’s Art Centre presents ‘The Gabori Sisters: Gathering by the Sea’, an immersive exhibition for children developed in collaboration with Mrs Gabori’s daughters Elsie, Dorothy and Amanda Gabori. ‘Gathering by the Sea’ takes children…