[Calling Harajuku Girls of Brisbane!] GOMA is seeking a group of enthusiastic Harajuku girls to be part of the coveted opening events for Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion in Brisbane on Fri 31 Oct / Successful applicants will receive a season pass for two to the ‘Future Beauty’ exhibition & Future Beauty Up Late events valued at $470 / Think you’ve got what it takes? / Get in touch by emailing your details to firstname.lastname@example.org / Don’t forget to include a photo / Applications close Tue 30 Sep / Applicants must be 18 years or older
Explore the brightly coloured and highly patterned world of the artist and engage with different patterns, from kaleidoscopes, tessellations, camouflage and harlequin patterns, through to specially designed hands-on, multimedia and interactive activities.
[QAGOMA Instameet] Meet at the GOMA Cafe Bistro by the Brisbane River at 10AM SAT 4 OCT before being taken on a tour, including VIP access to GOMA’s roof terrace / This event is part of the state-wide Queensland Instameet event which will be attempting to beat the world record for the biggest Instameet in the world / Come along & use #thisisqueensland #qagoma to participate! / Entry to the QAGOMA Instameet is free / Register
Let the dark clouds engulf you by standing under these knotted black rubber truck inner tubes / We can see some ominous clouds moving over Brisbane… at least with our version you won’t get wet! / Currently on view at QAG
O is a beautiful and thought-provoking video and sound installation that considers cycles of time and movement through immersive imagery, including the surface of the moon, the interior of an abandoned house, and the landscape of central Australia, accompanied by an evocative soundtrack by Dale Berning / Currently on view at GOMA
Private collector and Gallery benefactor Glenn Manser’s recent support of the Collection’s Indigenous Australian art holdings — to which he has gifted an astounding 16 works in the past 18 months — reflects a more longstanding relationship with the Gallery that began in 2008. Bruce McLean spoke to Glenn Manser about what building a collection means to him.