Australia · Brisbane

Queensland Museum: NASA – A Human Adventure

I want to begin this blog post by saying this exhibition, NASA - A Human Adventure, has been created to celebrate 50 years since the Moon Landing. Since then, the historiography of who was involved has been revised exposing those, particularly women, who achieved virtually the impossible to make the event happen. Unfortunately, this exhibition… Continue reading Queensland Museum: NASA – A Human Adventure

Australia · Brisbane

Gallery of Modern Art: The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9)

Yesterday I visited the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) to see The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9). This is the first time I've ever seen this triennial art show. I was expecting maybe two or three rooms displaying a small number of artworks. Instead, I was really surprised that the exhibition is… Continue reading Gallery of Modern Art: The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9)

Australia · Brisbane · GLAM Blog Club

GLAM Blog Club: Serendipity

The theme for this month's GLAM Blog Club is.......Serendipity. When you literally Google 'definition: serendipity' you get the following: "the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way." As soon as I saw the theme, one particular event came to mind that I'd like to share. Queensland Parliamentary Library Curatorial… Continue reading GLAM Blog Club: Serendipity

Australia · Brisbane

UQ Art Museum: Second Sight: Witchcraft, Ritual, Power

This evening I attended the opening of Second Sight: Witchcraft, Ritual, Power at The University of Queensland Art Museum. In 2015 I completed my Honours in history focusing on the memorialisation of the Salem Witch Trials in Salem and Danvers, Massachusetts. Needless to say, I have a very special place in my heart for anything… Continue reading UQ Art Museum: Second Sight: Witchcraft, Ritual, Power

Australia · Brisbane

Vitra 100 Miniatures Exhibition

Words cannot really express how bizarre it was seeing this exhibition of 100 miniature chairs inside St John's Anglican Cathedral. For quite some time the exhibition was scheduled to be on display at the Living Edge Brisbane Showroom - hosts of the exhibition. I can only imagine something happened last minute and this was no… Continue reading Vitra 100 Miniatures Exhibition

Australia · Brisbane

State Library of Queensland: Home: a suburban obsession

In the late 1960s to early 1970s, Frank Corley drove around almost every suburb in Brisbane taking photographs of as many houses as he could. Eunice Corley, his wife, developed these photographs in a makeshift darkroom. The photographs were then handed to salespeople who would try and sell homeowners a special photograph of their home… Continue reading State Library of Queensland: Home: a suburban obsession