Gallery Sculpture Walk

Ever wondered how many sculptures are surrounding the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art? We have compiled our precinct Sculpture Walk highlighting the 10 fascinating artworks by leading Australian and international artists. The walk is a delightful way to explore the works at your leisure at any time. Background Even before the Queensland…

Incense fragrances released daily under the Bodhi Tree during ‘Air’

Each morning as the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) opens at 10am during the exhibition ‘Air‘ (until 23 April 2023), incense fragrances are released during a ceremonial offering under Lee Mingwei’s Bodhi Tree Project 2006 (illustrated). Katie Paterson ‘To Burn, Forest, Fire’ Wafts of incense transport us across the vastness of evolutionary time in Katie…

Lee Mingwei ‘Bodhi Tree Project’: An ambitious living artwork

Every year as part of Brisbane’s Buddha’s Birthday Festival, members of Chung Tian Buddhist Temple perform a special blessing ceremony on the front lawn of the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), to honour a tree descended from an ancient Bodhi Tree at the site which gave birth to Buddhism. Bodhi Tree Blessing, 2015 Just over…