What happens when a couple of animated characters meet and take a walk through an art exhibition for the very first time? The result is ‘Hangs’, UQ Art Museum’s new podcast series that gives listeners a fresh take on our exhibitions. While ‘Hangs’ isn’t an audio-guide, it does aim to provide review-style commentary, personal insights …
Immerse yourself in Angelica Mesiti’s mesmerising three-channel video work featured in The Dust Never Settles during July and read more about the fascinating whistling languages the work addresses.
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?
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.