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Part of Oz Comic Con’s guest line-up is a variety of local comic artists and illustrators. It was great to hear from Tristan Jones (moniker T-Rex), who has written for works such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and illustrated for Aliens.
Let me preface this by saying: when you are used to seeing your live performances in inner-city Brisbane, such as Fortitude Valley, Riverstage or Southbank, having to go all the way out to Eatons Hill is a hell of a trek. Let me also say: Golden Features made it oh so worth it.
“A show for the warriors of love, the ragtag-hearted heroes, the beautiful, the brave, the healed and the crushed,” Emma Dean smiled at the audience spread before her in an array of beanbags. Most comfortable show ever? I’ll vouch for that.
Australian visual artist, Amanda Parer, challenges the notion of scale through her enchanting pieces that explore theÂ environment and the role of human beings in it. Amandaâ€™s work often takes form as a painting, a sculpture or a public installation.
Amy Constable is an old soul with fresh eyes. Having an undeniable artistic talent, a passion for creation, and an understanding of traditional letterpress machinery, Ms. Constable set out to renegotiate the boundaries and expectation of letterpress in the 21st century.
Sydney’s own youthful pop goddess, Montaigne, has been turning heads, and pricking ears, across the country with her new single “Clip My Wings”.
2014 has been a breakout year for local Brisbane bandÂ WAAXÂ and their brand ofÂ punk-inspired rock ‘n’ roll. They’ve played with some of the big guns of the industry, includingÂ StonefieldÂ andÂ Guitarwolf, are about to commence on their first interstate tour, and won Triple J Unearthed’s Bigsound Competition. Creative Drinks caught up with WAAX drummer Tom to talk about the bands year and the upcoming tour they embark on this December
Unlike anything in Brisbane, ThePrintBar is a place where creative flow is encouraged and where the team work together to produce top quality art and print amazing shirts.
Creative Drinks sat down with Jared Fullinfaw, the owner and founder of ThePrintBar, to talk aspirations, successful businesses and printing.
Svetlana Trefilova has a unique painting technique, but it’s not just her stroke that has caught the attention of Brisbanites and aspiring artists, it’s her chemistry background that has her bending the rules of art and creatingÂ magical pieces.
Part memoir, part instruction manual, Funemployed explores the concept of having â€œmade itâ€ in the arts. Justin Heazlewood, aka The Bedroom Philosopher, details his own quest to strike a balance between artistic integrity, a functional personal life, and the financial means to keep going.
The 2014 Brisbane Experimental Art Festival will open its doors this Saturday the 9th of August at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. This free event will showcase Brisbane’s best and most emergent artists, as they come together in a night of exhibition that explores experimental pieces of artÂ developed here in our grand city.