Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles

On Thursday I visited the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Brisbane to see Chiharu Shiota's exhibition, The Soul Trembles. I am somewhat familiar with Shiota's work having seen an installation in the Art Gallery of South Australia. Shiota is a Japanese-born, Berlin-based artist who experiments with performance art and large-scale installations. This is the … Continue reading Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles

Van Gogh Alive

On Saturday, I visited the Van Gogh Alive immersive experience here in Brisbane. Although not strictly an art gallery, I decided it was worth a review considering its role as a digital art experience that focuses on immersion rather than displaying 'authentic' artworks. What I mean by this, is you won't see an original Van … Continue reading Van Gogh Alive

GOMA: European Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Yesterday I visited the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) to see their new blockbuster exhibition, European Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. With artworks spanning from 1420 to the early twentieth-century, there is quite literally something for everyone. Seeing the works displayed chronologically allowed for a new appreciation of how western art … Continue reading GOMA: European Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Spring Hill Reservoirs: The Underground Opera Company

Last night I had the most incredible opportunity to attend a show by the Underground Opera Company in the Spring Hill Reservoirs. It truly was one of the best performances I have ever seen and the way it activated the heritage place was remarkable. The following blog post will be roughly divided into two sections. … Continue reading Spring Hill Reservoirs: The Underground Opera Company