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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | February 19, 2020

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The latest exhibitions that you have to see

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

Steele Evans’ Solo Art Exhibition

July 12, 2013 |

Severed limbs, detached hands and puncture wounds. But it’s not completely dark: there are connotations of freedom in every picture, often symbolized by a broken chain, or a strong sense of energy, of movement towards better things. This is … Read More

Laser Beak Man returns!

June 21, 2013 |

Brisbane, get ready! Your one and only Laser Beak Man is back on the scene and you can find him at the Brisbane Power House from the 25th of June until the 7th of July. Tim Sharp’s new exhibition, “Back … Read More

“Quilts 1700-1945” at GOMA

June 14, 2013 |

Have you ever taken the time to study the details on the old quilt your great grandmother made 70 years ago? The Gallery of Modern Art has taken a particular interest in the art, culture and history of quilt … Read More