Wondering who’s vying for The University of Queensland’s ‘National Self-Portrait Prize’ in 2017? The artists, curators and judge have been announced!
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.
What is life and how do we define its boundaries? UQ’s Dr Karin Sellberg is pondering these big questions as she prepares to open New Alchemists on 16 June at UQ Art Museum. Find out why she thinks this provocative exhibition, touring from Salamanca Arts Centre, is a must see.
Take a virtual walk through the exhibition with curator Samantha Littley and hear some of the stories behind the exhibition’s featured artworks and the generous donors who have helped shape the UQ Art Collection. About the exhibition Philanthropy has played a vital role in the evolution of the UQ Art Collection, which was established through …
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?
Michele Helmrich, UQ Art Museum’s Associate Director (Curatorial) and curator of ‘The Dust Never Settles’ provides an intriguing insight into some of the exhibition’s key themes.