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The New Pilgrimage: Venice Biennale

The New Pilgrimage: Venice Biennale

| May 4, 2015

Words by Miranda Hine IN Medieval Europe, pilgrims travelled hundreds of miles to see relics, visit holy places and pay tribute to sacred beings. Today, we have art Biennales. The 56th Venice Biennale begins next week, on 9 May. All The World’s Futures is the title (vague as any Biennale title) and it will exhibit […]

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Go Balls Deep With Bam Margera

Go Balls Deep With Bam Margera

| April 29, 2015

Words by Jo McTavish THAT’S right, this month you’re invited to go ‘Balls Deep’ in Australia with Bam Margera’s latest creative move, which not only cements him as individual with various talents, but an artist who has finally realised he is not useless… The latter is no insult to ‘Bam’ but a reference to his […]

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Welcome To Paradise: Be Anything You Want

Welcome To Paradise: Be Anything You Want

| April 25, 2015

Words by Rachel Trevarthen THERE is a simple pleasure in being able to enjoy an exhibition of otherworldly fashion and fantastical costume whilst in the comfort of your pyjamas. Acclaimed artist, Gerwyn Davies’ newest collection ‘Paradise’ portrays his body as an immobile piece of modern art fashioned into a whimsical world of dress ups and […]

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When Art Meets Technology: The New Aesthetic?

When Art Meets Technology: The New Aesthetic?

| April 13, 2015

Words By Jessica Testa ART is famous for being the one creative medium where anything is possible. Anything can be used to make art. Even the most ordinary things can be made into something incredible. There is nothing ordinary about the exhibition. The Queensland University Of Technology proudly presents The New Aesthetic?, an exhibition that […]

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Interview: Nick Walker

Interview: Nick Walker

| April 13, 2015

Words by Michelle Cha and Rachael Crouch NICK Walker is a powerful figure in the street art movement, and has been for many years. he’s considered one of the world’s most talented and influential street artists in history. He’s been credited for introducing stencil graffiti to the street art sphere, a medium continuing to influence […]

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All Of This Belongs To You

All Of This Belongs To You

| April 10, 2015

Words by Meghan Slater   ON Tuesday 31 March I attended the official opening of ‘All of This Belongs To You’, an exhibition on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) until 19 July 2015. The exhibition is unique, in that it is not confined to a single gallery space. Works are scattered throughout the […]

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Spectrum: A New Series Of Work By Mab Graves

Spectrum: A New Series Of Work By Mab Graves

| April 6, 2015

Words by Rachael Crouch “MAB” may not be a name one hears much nowadays, but anyone who has read Romeo and Juliet knows the spell cast by the spiritual presence of “Queen Mab”; the “fairies’ midwife” who gives birth to dreams. Speaking of dreams, and long past seventeenth-century literature, the eponymous contemporary American artist Mab […]

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Exhibition: “Microcosm” By Georgina Hooper

Exhibition: “Microcosm” By Georgina Hooper

| March 28, 2015

Words by Rachael Crouch GEORGINA HOOPER likes all things delicate, fragile and tender. As an Australian artist, she realised a long time ago that there is a unique and sublime delicacy to traditional Chinese and Japanese art. Her love of nature and the ocean feature heavily through her gorgeous ink and watercolour paintings, bolstered by a talent carefully […]

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Michael Parekowhai At QAGOMA

Michael Parekowhai At QAGOMA

| March 26, 2015

Words by Michelle Cha MICHAEL Parekowhai’s works are bold, grand, and deeply moving. They are usually larger than life and happen to have you with your jaw drop open with amazement, they are that good. From New Zealand, his sculptures explore Maori history, and present day New Zealand culture. His newest exhibition at QAGOMA, ‘Michael […]

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Jarrod Van Der Ryken’s Latest Installation Is “Grimy”

Jarrod Van Der Ryken’s Latest Installation Is “Grimy”

| March 24, 2015

Words by Michelle Cha EMPTY Places/With Suspicion is the latest exhibition by Brisbane based artist Jarrod Van Der Ryken; this installation is practically a dilapidated house inside the gallery space of Metro Arts. Both awakening and frightening, Jarrod revisited his old family home and channelled his experience into this project. The exhibition is open Monday […]

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