This month, we talked to Michael Desmond, curator of The University of Queensland National Self-Portrait Prize 2015, about the challenging task of curating an art prize in an evolving genre.
“I was burning angry… Then the dust storm came. The outside was dusty-grey yellow. It was hard to breathe… It was rather quiet and beautiful. The whole air was sepia and nostalgic.” Japanese-born performance and installation artist Hiromi Tango re-lives the day she created Insanity magnet (2006–2013) – see it in the Art Museum during October, or read more about the work.
Looking for tips and insights to help prepare for a career in the arts? Our Careers in Focus series provides advice and ideas from leaders in a range of arts sector positions that may just give you an edge as you embark on your job search. This month, we talk to leading Brisbane gallerist and UQ Alumna, Jan Murphy.