Pattern Bandits

A new iteration of the popular QAGOMA Children’s Art Centre installation ‘Pattern Bandits’ by Queensland-born, Los Angeles based artist Jemima Wyman is now at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in Hobart (TMAG). ‘Pattern Bandits’ invites children to explore different patterns, including kaleidoscopes, tessellations, camouflage and harlequin, through specially designed hands-on and multimedia activities. It accompanies the TMAG-curated exhibition ‘Patterns in Nature’, which draws on…

Out of the Box

The Out of the Box festival returns to the Cultural Precinct this week. We outline some of the activities children and families can look forward to, including the Gallery’s ‘Pattern Bandits‘ exhibition. The biennial Out of the Box festival for children returns to its hub at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), and extends across…

Jemima Wyman: The Power of Patterns

The Children’s Art Centre presents the interactive exhibition ‘Jemima Wyman Pattern Bandits’ in collaboration with contemporary Australian artist Jemima Wyman, whose interest in the history and purpose of patterns lends itself to fun activities while also providing insights into their social significance. The artist spoke with Tamsin Cull. Tamsin Cull | What were your initial thoughts…