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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 18, 2020

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The latest exhibitions that you have to see

Emma le Strange’s first exhibition “Within”

November 7, 2013 |

Emma le Strange’s premiere exhibition Within may have just concluded, but for Emma, it is two things: the start of something wonderful, and the end of a more painful chapter. Read More

Look out: Brisbane’s Artist Hive is in Sydney

October 26, 2013 |

The Australian Art Show is being held in Sydney this year, but that doesn’t mean the talented artists of Brisbane won’t be making their way down.

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An online exhibition: 10 Years, 10 Stories

October 24, 2013 |

The Museum of Brisbane (MOB) is only ten years old this month, but since its opening it has successfully told the too-often forgotten stories of the people and places of Queensland’s capital city to over three million visitors.

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The Art of Sound at Caboolture

October 17, 2013 |

It’s been mentioned before and it’s bound to come up again: art galleries are quiet. Sometimes they’re too quite – as in, borderline-boring quiet.

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Queensland Small Towns: photo-documentary project

October 3, 2013 |

Enjoy free exhibitions? Consider the Brisbane Powerhouse a regular haunt of yours? Know a miner?

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Aquilizans’ Art – Fragments: Another Country

September 27, 2013 |

Image courtesy of Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, via QUT Art Museum

Brisbane is relatively small when positioned on the global city scale, but its status as a ‘world city’ has only been growing – and not without the help of its internationally-influenced art scene.

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Thoughts on humans and other animals

August 20, 2013 |

If you’re a fan of art with a quality classic feel, Thoughts on humans and other animals is an event worth jotting in your diary. Read More

Painted prosthetics at the Powerhouse: Spare Parts 2013

August 18, 2013 |

Priscilla Sutton elected to have the bottom half of her right leg amputated after spending her entire life – up until that point in 2005 – without a fibula bone and with an increasingly debilitated foot. Read More

Platform 2013 at Metro Arts

August 14, 2013 |

Platform is an exhibition showcasing a mixture of established Brisbane-based artists, held each year at Metro Arts in the CBD. Read More

Thoughts on Intimacy at The Hold Artspace

August 14, 2013 |

I’ve always found public displays of affection (or PDAs, as they have become known), to be, for the most part, visually offensive in that they are almost always cringe-worthy. Read More

David Hinchliffe’s “Reflections”: Art for a Good Cause

August 11, 2013 |

You’d recognize David Hinchliffe‘s art: it’s big, blurred and beautiful. And if, for some reason, you don’t – then maybe you recall him from his time as Deputy Mayor of Brisbane some years back.

Since he abandoned politics (who wouldn’t?), … Read More

Fresh Cut 2013, Part I: Toilet humour and helmets

August 2, 2013 |

Ever wondered how someone goes from being an artist to being the artist?

Undoubtedly, there are a great number of ways by which an artist can eventually find their self in the bright light, but in Brisbane one sure-fire way is be … Read More

Creative Drinks presents ‘Young At Art’

August 1, 2013 |

Creative Drinks strives to do two things: Help promote and grow the emerging arts culture of Brisbane and to throw one heck of an event in order to do so.

On August 8, Creative Drinks will present … Read More

Elevation: a RAW:natural born artists event

July 16, 2013 |

Have you ever been to a circus? Cirque du Soleil? Or maybe your run-of-the-mill, traditional Russian circus with lions and ponies and hula hoops ablaze? If you haven’t, it’s not a problem. I made the Russian one sound kind of … Read More