Category: Arts

Lego artist lands dream-job at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane airport has made a surprise choice for its new artist-in-residence. While his name may be unfamiliar, the material he works with certainly isn’t. Emily Kuehner reports.

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GOMA goes with art guaranteed to shock

An art exhibition that’s guaranteed to shock is coming to GOMA. The works have been described as grotesque, although the artist begs to differ. Matthew Hinchen reports.

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Woodworkers carving it up this weekend

From weekend hobbyist and home DIY’er, to the most experienced of enthusiasts. They’ve all gathered for the Brisbane Wood Working show at the RNA. Lexi Kehl reports.

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An artist’s view

The Woolloongabba Art Gallery has a new exhibition. What makes this show unique? The artist is almost blind. Lily Greer reports.

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Small town turns into cinematic hub

Independent filmmakers and students are heading bush for Australia’s outback version of the Cannes Film Festival. The Outback Film Festival is back. And this year, it’s celebrating women. Laura English reports.

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Luxury Chanel boomerang causes Indigenous art law controversy

Written by Lily Greer Produced for online by Lily Nothling A $2000 boomerang designed and sold by French label Chanel has sparked the debate over the creative ownership of Indigenous art. The luxury artefact has prompted Bob Katter to renew

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Woodford Folk Festival to cap numbers

The Woodford Folk Festival has announced a cap on the number of attendees as well as increasing ticket prices for this year’s festivities. By Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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Indigenous art flowing through the River City

Brisbane is hosting the Maiwar exhibition, which has the work of indigenous artists ‘flowing’ through the river city. By the way, Maiwar is the traditional owners’ name for the Brisbane River. Laurel Fox reports.

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Live art to raise mental health awareness

Brisbane artists are creating new works on digital billboards around the city. The welfare group Anglicare is driving the project to raise awareness of mental health issues. Batool Al Sallakh reports.

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Colouring calms the mind at the World Science Festival

In this hectic life today, juggling work, family and fun. But somewhere along the line humans need to find an effective way to unwind. A workshop at the World Science Festival may have an unusual solution. Maudy Veltema reports.

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