Fairy Tale Live Music & Film: The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Join us for a magical fairy tale event on Sunday 3 December at 11am  — the intricate and enchanting 1926 silent film The Adventures of Prince Achmed will feature a live score performed on stage by music duo Dva — Linsey Pollak and Tunji Beier. Screening as part of the ‘Fairy Tale’ film program, The…

Fairy Tales: Cinematic enchantments

The free film program — ‘Fairy Tales Cinema: Truth, Power and Enchantment’ — accompanying the ticketed ‘Fairy Tales‘ exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 28 April 2024 examines how cinema shapes our understanding of fairy tales, and how their structure in turn changes how cinema tells stories. Curator Sophie Hopmeier picks five…

Fairy Tales: Once upon a time

The ‘Fairy Tales’ exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 28 April 2024 explores our fascination with this much-loved genre through a multifaceted telling of these tales in art, film and design. It explores the archetypal figures and situations we identify whenever we are reminded of fairy tales, whether reading them to children…

Venture into the woods with Fairy Tales in Brisbane

Across a magical threshold and beyond the everyday, ‘Fairy Tales’ is this summer’s enchanting exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) with more than 100 works presented across the entire ground floor until 28 April 2024. ‘Fairy Tales’ will re-tell the enduring folk stories of your childhood through the lens of contemporary artists, designers,…

Fairy Tale transformations

Mary Russell Mitford, talented writer and poet though she was, couldn’t have been more wrong about the fashion of fairytales, which are as popular today as they have ever been. I foresee that the Andersen and Fairy Tale fashion will not last; none of these things away from general nature do. Mary Russell Mitford to…