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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | February 20, 2018

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Art articles for lovers of art

Art articles for lovers of art

Dots + Loops Rocks out with Vivaldi at QAGomA

July 3, 2016 |

There’s always something magical about music concerts. Read More

Carl Barron Hits Brisbane with a String of Sell-out Shows

June 9, 2016 |

It’s been three long years since he hit the stage in Brisbane but Carl is ready to impress audiences with his brand new show, Drinking with a Fork.

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APT8 CINEMA REVIEW: KINATAY

March 24, 2016 |

Acclaimed Filipino director Brillante Mendoza’s 2009 film, ‘Kinatay’ is a haunting investigation into the human psyche and the depths people go to in order to provide for the ones they love. Read More

The Workings of Work-Shop – An Interview with Ellie Anderson

March 20, 2016 |

Anywhere that brings hula hooping, embroidery and pizza together is a place we want to be. Seven months after their Brisbane opening, The Creative Issue checks in with Work-Shop Brisbane’s Director and Program Curator, Ellie Anderson, to see how the city is responding to their crafty and arty classes. Read More

APT8 CINEMA REVIEW: KUBRADOR

March 17, 2016 |

“‘Jeuteng’ is a number game in the Philippines. Though illegal, it is popular especially among the poor. Millions of people depend on jueteng for their livelihood. It is so lucrative that the big jueteng operators are said to wield undue influence over politicians, the military, the police, and even the church.”

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APT8 CINEMA REVIEW: MUALLAF

February 27, 2016 |

It is in the forgiving that we are forgiven.

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Hmong artist tapes his culture across Brisbane’s walls

February 17, 2016 |

Currently exhibiting Weaving Our Heritage in Eagle Lane as part of the BrisAsia Festival, VH Anthony Vue talks about how being a Hmong artist plays a major part in the changing landscape of Australian culture. The Hmong are a minority nomadic group from South East Asia.

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INTERVIEW: Shani Fincham

February 9, 2016 |

“I’ve used my art to finally get to a stage where I one-hundred per cent love who I am, for all of my flaws and differences. And without the study of my body through this medium I wouldn’t be who I am today.” Read More

GOMA’s APT8 CINEMA, FYI

February 6, 2016 |

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art presented at GOMA is a flagship exhibition focused on the work of Asia, the Pacific and Australia. With live action performances, video, kinetic art, figurative paint and sculpture, these works explore culture, social and political ideas.

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INTERVIEW: Sarah Jane Bradley

November 27, 2015 |

Being an artist is no walk in the park, and establishing oneself in an emerging industry can provide challenges in everyday life. Sarah Jane Bradley, who has been a practicing artist for nearly a decade now, is an artist who is familiar with all the obstacles it takes to making art and making a living at the same time.

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The “Secret Art” of Dr Seuss

November 20, 2015 |

The Art of Dr Seuss celebrates nearly 70 years of creativity – see a different side of your favourite children’s author at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery in Fortitude Valley soon.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Maroochy Music Festival 2015

September 3, 2015 |

“21 bands, 10 DJs, 30 visual artists, no clashes – best weekend ever? Maroochy Music and Arts Festival was in spectacular form this year, with creativity, good vibes and cosmic energy to spare.

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Interview: Rachel Enoka Of JetstoneMilk

August 12, 2015 |

I’m a weirdo.” – We chat to artist Rachel Enoka about how she made a 180 on her career path to become the brainchild behind badass pigment-ink art oufit JetstoneMilk.

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Interview: Sheree Chuang

July 28, 2015 |

Driven by all things creative, and the passion to create incredible worlds, Sheree Chuang is an emerging Australian digital artist with passion in the film industry.

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