Minute beauty celebrated

Observing contemporary politics and social issues, eX de Medici’s practice since the 1970s has included media as diverse as sound performance, installation, painting and photography. In the 1990s, de Medici also achieved national renown as a professional tattooist of exquisite skill and sensitivity. De Medici’s large watercolours celebrate the minute beauty of living creatures. But they…

GOMA turns ten

GOMA turns ten this weekend and everyone is invited to join in the celebrations. The special milestone includes the unveiling of a major new public artwork by Queensland Indigenous artist Judy Watson, the opening of the exhibition ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything‘, live performances of American artist Nick Cave’s vibrant HEARD 2012, hands-on workshops,…

How did we install Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir’s ‘Nervescape V’?

Nervescape V by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir adorns the walls of the Long Gallery, transforming GOMA as we celebrate it turning ten. Exuberant, tactile and sprawling, her installation is constructed from massed bundles of synthetic hair. Under her influence, the smooth white walls of the gallery become something much more animal, untamed and surreal. > EXPLORE…

2016: GOMA turns 10 countdown

GOMA. A place where people come together to be inspired and imaginations spark. A place where ideas meet. This summer will be packed with even more excitement as GOMA turns 10. So come along and help us celebrate. GOMA Turns 10 this weekend and we’re celebrating. Enjoy a range of programs, special events and related exhibitions —…

Interview: Alex Lotersztain, Designer & GOMA Ambassador

GOMA Ambassador Alex Lotersztain, designer of the official ‘GOMA turns 10′ Ambassador chair, the QTZ limited edition GOLD Alex Lotersztain is a Brisbane-based designer with an international reputation and a multi-disciplinary studio and also one of our GOMA Turns 10 Ambassadors. He’s spent the last decade sharing a postcode with the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA),…

Brisbane rehearsal for Nick Cave’s HEARD•BNE 2016 at the Gallery of Modern Art / Photograph: Chloe Callistemon © QAGOMA

A behind-the-scenes look at the rehearsals for Nick Cave’s HEARD performance

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the rehearsals for Nick Cave’s HEARD•BNE 2016 performance which was performed over the opening weekend of ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ in December 2016 and again in mid-January 2017 to celebrate GOMA turning 10. HEARD consists of 30 ‘soundsuits’, made to be worn or displayed as sculpture. HEARD comes alive…