Artist Eugenia Raskopoulos recently dropped by UQ Art Museum and shared the very personal inspiration behind her two-channel video work re-ma(r)king 2010, which is currently featured in The Dust Never Settles.
Background In the 1950s, the Spinifex People or Pila Nguru were forced from their homes by a severe drought and the nuclear testing scheme that Britain embarked on at Maralinga in the remote west of South Australia, with approval from the Australian government. The Pila Nguru returned to their native lands in the 1980s to …
In the coming months, UQ Art Museum will present Looking back & moving forward?, a series of discussions and pop-up events to re-visit and ignite debate around unresolved issues surrounding historical repression, land rights, living conditions, police brutality, and racial persecution.
The first in this series is Presenting Maralinga: How are artists addressing our nuclear history?
Michael Rayner is one of Queensland’s leading architects. Principal of Blight Rayner Architecture, he’s designed many of the State’s most renowned public buildings, and has won several international design awards.
Watch behind the scenes preparation for the ‘Denise Green: Beyond and Between – A Painter’s Journey’
Fiona Lowry is renowned for atmospheric paintings in which she examines the conventions of portraiture and landscape painting. Her works are laden with unsettling overtones and often evoke a sense of menace.
Australia is infatuated with the Kelly Gang legend as a symbol of a defiant national psyche.