QLD

Queensland art galleries and their JUNE 2024 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.


Brisbane

artisan
45 King Street, Bowen Hills 4006.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun–Mon.

FireWorks Gallery
🖈Map
9/31 Thompson Street, Bowen Hills 4006.
(07) 3216-1250.
art@fireworksgallery.com.au
www.fireworksgallery.com.au
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To June 8 Weather Patterns III: Matthew Johnson, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa and Rosella Namok.

Griffith University Art Museum
🖈Map
226 Grey Street, South Bank 4101.
(07) 3735-7414.
artmuseum@griffith.edu.au
www.griffith.edu.au/art-museum
Free admission.
Tues–Sat 11.00 to 4.00. Closed public hols and exhibition installation periods.

Institute of Modern Art
Ground Floor, Judith Wright Arts Centre, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 5.00, Thurs 10.00 to 8.00.

Jan Manton Art
54 Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe 4005.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00 or by appt.

Jan Murphy Gallery
🖈Map
486 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3254-1855.
enquiries@janmurphygallery.com.au
www.janmurphygallery.com.au
Director: Jan Murphy.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.

Mitchell Fine Art
86 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.

Museum of Brisbane
🖈Map
Level 3, Brisbane City Hall, Adelaide and Ann streets (enter via King George Square), Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3339-0800.
info@museumofbrisbane.com.au
www.museumofbrisbane.com.au
Free entry.
Mon–Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 7 Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane. Place, in Brisbane, is not a static thing. Which sites are significant for individuals and communities and why? Making Place presents more than 100 historical and contemporary depictions of the Brisbane region from Museum of Brisbane Collections. Last chance, exhibition closing soon. Artists featured include Judy Watson, Richard Randall, Noel McKenna, William Bustard, Vida Lahey, Jane Grealy, Danie Mellor, Kenneth Jack, Sam Fulbrook, Charles Lancaster, Robert Brownhall, Margaret Olley, Stephen Nothling, Margaret Cilento, Lloyd Rees, Paul Davies, Mia Boe and more.

Installation view, Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane at Museum of Brisbane. Photograph: Katie Bennett. Courtesy Museum of Brisbane

To Aug 11 Artist in Residence: Hiromi Tango:花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal) is a community-led project that will transform the Museum into a vibrant sanctuary of blooms and buds, inspiring healing and social connection. MoB’s Artist in Residence program is supported by Tim Fairfax AC.

Artist in Residence Hiromi Tango at Museum of Brisbane. Courtesy the artist and Museum of Brisbane

To Sept 29 Rearranged: Art of the Flower. Still life takes on new life in this celebration of the art of the flower. Artists featured include Christopher Bassi, Ashlee Becks, Keith Burt, Norton Fredericks, John Honeywill, Elisa Jane Carmichael, Vida Lahey, Clairy Laurence, Boneta-Marie Mabo, Margaret Olley, Lyndall Phelps, Julian Podmore, Milomirka Radovic, Sarah Rayner, Edith Rewa, Monica Rohan, Bronwyn Searle, Pamela See (Xue Mei-Ling), Judith Sinnamon, Jaishree Srinivasan, Karen Stone, Man&Wah, Anna Varendorff, and Michael Zavros.

Petrie Terrace Gallery
Home of the RQAS, Brisbane Branch
🖈Map
3/162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3367-1977.
gallery@rqas.com.au
www.rqas.com.au
Entry is free, except for ticketed events.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 3.30.
Welcomes membership from professional and hobby artists, open and members exhibitions, workshops, private gallery hire, corporate and event hire.

Philip Bacon Galleries
🖈Map
2 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley 4006.
(07) 3358-3555.
info@philipbacongalleries.com.au
www.philipbacongalleries.com.au
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.
June 4 to 29 Important Australian Paintings.

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
🖈Map
Stanley Place, South Bank, Brisbane 4101.
(07) 3840-7303.
www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas, Boxing Day and Good Friday. Open from 12.00 Anzac Day.
QAG:
To Aug 11 mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri: Judy Watson.
To Aug 25, 2025 Small Figures.
To June 23 I can spin skies.
To Sept 29 North by North-West.
To Jan 26, 2026 Birds of Passage: Ian Fairweather and Paul Jacoulet.
GOMA:
To Aug 18 Seeds and Sovereignty.
To Aug 25 Creative Generation 2024: Excellence Awards in Visual Art, and sis Pacific Art 1980–2023.

QUT Art Museum and William Robinson Gallery
QUT Art Museum:
🖈Map
2 George Street, QUT Gardens Point Campus (next to the City Botanic Gardens), Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3138-5370.
artmuseum@qut.edu.au
www.artmuseum.qut.edu.au
Free entry.
To June 9 Current: Gail Mabo, Lisa Waup, Dominic White. Also, Decades: 80 Years of Collecting.
From June 23 As Above, So Below.

Lisa Waup (Gunditjmara, Torres Strait Islands), NELOTS, 2021, custom-made reflective traffic signs, screen printed, ink, found metal stands made by Blueprint Sculpture. Photograph: Christian Capurro. Courtesy the artist and QUT Art Museum

William Robinson Gallery:
🖈Map
Old Government House, 2 George Street, QUT Gardens Point Campus (next to the City Botanic Gardens), Brisbane 4000.
(07) 3138-8005.
williamrobinsongallery@qut.edu.au
www.wrgallery.qut.edu.au
To Sept 15 The Painter & the Printmaker.

William Robinson, Twin Falls, 2000, colour lithograph. QUT Art Collection. Gift of the artist under the Cultural Gifts Program, 2002. Courtesy the artist and William Robinson Gallery

Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland
🖈Map
Cnr Middle and Bloomfield streets, Cleveland 4163.
(07) 3829-8899.
gallery@redland.qld.gov.au
artgallery.redland.qld.gov.au
Free admission.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sun 9.00 to 2.00.
June 16 to July 30 Liminal برزخ by Sha Sarwari, and Off the Pages, Between the Lines by Pamela See.

Sha Sarwari, Vernacular, 2022. Photograph: Louis Lim. Courtesy the artist and Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland

Pamela See, Growing Fortune (detail, in progress), 2023, Arches watercolour paper and acid-free glue. Courtesy the artist and Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland

UQ Art Museum
🖈Map
James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre (Building 11), University Drive, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4067.
(07) 3365-3046.
artmuseum@uq.edu.au
www.art-museum.uq.edu.au
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
To June 15 How we remember tomorrow celebrates storytelling across generations, through oceans and waterways and transcending eras and perspectives.
Artists: Cora-Allan, Brook Garru Andrew, Atong Atem, Sonja Carmichael and Elisa Jane Carmichael, Stephanie Comilang and Simon Speiser, Latent Community, Kim Kruger, Shivanjani Lal, Napolean Oui, Lisa Reihana, Teho Ropeyarn, Katerina Teaiwa, and Jasmine Togo-Brisby. Curated by Isabella Baker, Léuli Eshrāghi, Jocelyn Flynn, and Peta Rake.

Teho Ropeyarn, Wintinganhu (sister-in-law), 2023, vinyl-cut prints on board, sound Installation view, The National 4: Australian Art Now, Carriageworks, Sydney, 2023. Photograph: Zan Wimberley. Courtesy the artist, Onespace Gallery, Brisbane and UQ Art Museum


Gold Coast

Anthea Polson Art
🖈Map
29 Tedder Avenue, Main Beach 4217.
(07) 5561-1166, 0417-707-326.
info@antheapolsonart.com.au
www.antheapolsonart.com.au
Director: Anthea Polson.
Mon–Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 10.00 to 4.00.

Firth Park Community Centre
🖈Map
Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba 4213.
www.thedoylesaward.com.au
June 27 to July 7 (opening Thurs June 27, 6pm) The Doyles Art Award.

Gallery One
Shop 16.02 The Brickworks, 107 Ferry Road, Southport 4215.
Mon–Sat 9.00 to 5.00, Sun 10.30 to 4.00.

HOTA Gallery
🖈Map
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise 4217.
(07) 5588-4000.
gallery@hota.com.au
www.hota.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
HOTA Gallery is filled with multiple ideas that present an unfolding experience of viewpoints and trails that challenge us to dig deeper and get lost in creative ideas. Go online to view the exhibitions and events calendar.
To Aug 4 Italian Renaissance Alive | Grande Experiences – witness iconic works like the Sistine Chapel, Mona Lisa, and Birth of Venus in a stunning digital multisensory gallery, accompanied by a powerful operatic musical score. Adults from $29.
To Aug 18 everyone is dead, except for me, again by Jason Phu.

Italian Renaissance Alive | Grande Experiences at HOTA Gallery, Gold Coast, 2024. Photograph: Darren West. Courtesy HOTA Gallery

Italian Renaissance Alive | Grande Experiences at HOTA Gallery, Gold Coast, 2024. Photograph: Darren West. Courtesy HOTA Gallery


Sunshine Coast

Caloundra Regional Gallery
22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra 4551.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 2.00. Closed public hols and exhibition changeovers.

Montville Art Gallery
138 Main Street, Montville 4560.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

Noosa Regional Gallery
🖈Map
Riverside, 9 Pelican Street, Tewantin 4565.
(07) 5329-6145.
gallery@noosa.qld.gov.au
www.noosaregionalgallery.com.au
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 3.00. Closed Mon, public hols and during exhibition changeover.
To June 9 Art In Conflict – a new touring exhibition of contemporary art from the collection of the Australian War Memorial.
June 15 to July 7 Imaginate: Pip & Pop, Sunshine Daydream. Imaginate is a biennial art exhibition event for children and families.

Pip & Pop, When Happiness Ruled 6 (detail). Courtesy the artists and Noosa Regional Gallery


South East Region

Gympie Regional Gallery
🖈Map
39 Nash Street, Gympie 4570.
(07) 5481-0733.
gallery@gympie.qld.gov.au
gympie.qld.gov.au/gallery
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00. Closed public hols.
The Gallery showcases a changing program of emerging and established artists from the region, as well as touring exhibitions from around Australia.

Ipswich Art Gallery
d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich 4305.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00 unless stated otherwise.

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
🖈Map
531 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba 4350.
(07) 4688-6652.
art@tr.qld.gov.au
tr.qld.gov.au/trag
Instagram: @trartgalleries
Free entry.
Wed–Sun 10.30 to 3.30. Closed Mon–Tues and public hols.
To July 21 I, Object considers the many complex relationships Indigenous Australian artists continue to have with objects – from the histories informing their creation to the social and cultural consequences of their collection. The exhibition demonstrates the great pride and inspiration of inherited cultural practices and historical Indigenous objects, and reveals the difficulties posed by their collection and estrangement. A touring exhibition from Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art.

Tony Albert (Girramay/Yidinyji/Kuku Yalanji peoples, Australia QLD, b 1981), whiteWASH, 2018, vintage ashtrays on vinyl lettering, 208.5 × 255cm (installed). Purchased 2018. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation. Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art. © Tony Albert. Courtesy the artist, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane and Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery


North

Artspace Mackay
🖈Map
Mackay’s regional art gallery is closed for renovations with public programs ongoing in various locations throughout the region.
Visit www.artspacemackay.com.au for current information and events, to search the art collection, take virtual tours of past exhibitions and more.
T (07) 4961-9722
E artspace@mackay.qld.gov.au

Cairns Art Gallery
🖈Map
Cnr Abbott and Shields streets, Cairns 4870.
(07) 4046-4800.
info@cairnsartgallery.com.au
www.cairnsartgallery.com.au
Free entry.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00.
To Aug 4 Tommy Pau: Ilan Oman.
June 1 to Aug 25 Ryan Presley: Mongrel.
June 8 to Sept 1 Janet Fieldhouse: Material Culture, and Naomi Hobson: Life on the River.

Gab Titui Cultural Centre
🖈Map
Cnr Blackall Street and Victoria Parade, Thursday Island 4875.
(07) 4069-0888.
info@gabtitui.com.au
www.gabtitui.gov.au
www.facebook.com/GabTituiCulturalCentre
Admission fees.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 4.30, Sat 9.30 to 1.00 (April to Oct), Mon–Fri 10.00 to 3.00, Sat 9.30 to 1.00 (Nov to March).
Gab Titui Cultural Centre is a contemporary art gallery and keeping place for cultural artefacts located on Thursday Island, Torres Strait. Our goal is to contribute to the preservation and revitalisation of our region’s rich cultures, and to the development and promotion of local Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal art.

Gallery 48
🖈Map
Unit 2, 48 The Strand, Townsville 4810.
(07) 4724-4898 (business hours).
gallery48thestrand@gmail.com
gallery48thestrandtownsville.com
Wed and Sat 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Regional paintings, fine art prints and some digital work.

NorthSite Contemporary Arts
🖈Map
Bulmba-ja Arts Centre, 96 Abbott Street, Cairns 4870.
(07) 4050-9494.
hello@northsite.org.au
northsite.org.au
Galleries: Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 1.00. Closed Sun and public hols.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
🖈Map
Cnr Flinders and Denham streets, Townsville 4810.
(07) 4727-9011.
galleries@townsville.qld.gov.au
www.townsville.qld.gov.au/ptrg
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 1.00.
June 22 to Sept 1 The Percivals. Having begun in 2007, The Percivals is an open competition for artists. While showcasing the outstanding and innovative work currently being produced by Australian artists, the competitions have also allowed many emerging artists to engage with portraiture and share their expressions of themselves and those close to them.

Michael Lindeman, I . . ., 2020, watercolour and acrylic on canvas, 196 × 138cm. Winner Percival Portrait Painting Prize 2022. City of Townsville Art Collection. Courtesy the artist and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Pinnacles Gallery
🖈Map
Riverway Arts Centre, 20 Village Boulevard, Thuringowa 4817.
(07) 4727-9011.
galleries@townsville.qld.gov.au
www.townsville.qld.gov.au
Free entry.
Pinnacles Gallery is a dynamic art space committed to community engagement, artistic development, and contemporary practice.
To July 7 Tate Adams: In Black & White.
Tate Adams’ (1922–2018) artistic career began and ended as a painter. Only a few of his early paintings survive. Connemara Girl was the only painting he kept. The work is typical of the small-scale figurative paintings he produced in Ireland before immigrating to Australia, and speaks of his reverence for Ireland. Adams would live into his nineties, a life of continuous artistic exploration. Largely thought of as a printmaker, Adams taught the first diploma of printmaking in Australia at RMIT. His colleagues and students number among the well-known in Australian art. Adjusting to the onset of macular degeneration in the latter half of his life, and when living almost reclusively in Townsville, Adams synthesised his artistic knowledge to create large-scale gouaches. In Black & White is a celebration of these large-scale black gouache paintings and the prints that derived from them. Produced towards the end of his life, they express Adams’ delight in exploring his Irish and broader artistic heritage and incorporating his Australian environment.

Tate Adams, Maura, 2010, etching, gouache resist sugarlift and aquatint, ed. 6/50, 70 × 48cm (sheet). Gift of the artist, 2010. City of Townsville Art Collection

Rockhampton Museum of Art
220 Quay Street, Rockhampton 4700.
Daily 9.00 to 4.00. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

Tableland Regional Gallery
16 Robert Street, Atherton 4883.
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 9.00 to 12.00. Closed Sun–Mon.

Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts
408 Flinders Street, Gurambilbarra/Townsville 4810.
Tues–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 9.00 to 1.00. Gallery closed Mon, public hols and during exhibition install weeks.

UMI Arts Gallery & Gift Shop
🖈Map
4/1 Jensen Street, Manoora 4870.
(07) 4041-6152.
exhibitions@umiarts.com.au
umiarts.com.au
www.facebook.com/umi.arts
Instagram: @umiarts
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 4.00.
UMI Arts is the incubator Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural organisation for Far North Queensland, an area that extends north of Cairns to include the Torres Strait Islands, south to Cardwell, west to Camooweal and includes the Gulf and Mt Isa regions. UMI Arts is a not-for-profit company governed and managed by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board and has been operating since 2005. Our mission is to operate a cultural organisation that assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to participate in the maintenance, preservation, and protection of culture.

UMI Arts Gallery & Gift Shop, Manoora, Cairns. Courtesy Lovegreen Photography

The UMI Arts Gallery and Gift Shop in Cairns showcases the fine art and crafts created by our member artists, assisting them to continue preserving and protecting the culture and stories of the region. UMI is a Creole word that means “You and Me” – for UMI Arts, this is significant as we believe that we need to work together to keep our culture strong.

UMI Arts Gift Shop, Manoora, Cairns; open Mon–Fri, 10am–4pm. Photograph: Lovegreen Photography. Courtesy UMI Arts Gallery & Gift Shop


Western District

Dogwood Crossing, Miles
🖈Map
81 Murilla Street, Miles 4415.
(07) 4628-5330.
dogwood.crossing@wdrc.qld.gov.au
www.dogwoodcrossing.com
Free entry.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 12.00. Closed Sun.
To June 29 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery: High Fidelity by Adrian and Sue Hunter – a visual journey where the artists capture the sense of exhilaration and wanderlust as an individual discovers and explores a place they have never been to before. Inspired by the landscapes of Fjord, a place on the edge of the Arctic Circle.
To June 29 Curved Wall: Lucid Landscapes by Sarah Davis – an intimate, and ironic colourful body of work that reflects on Davis’ battles with mental illness.

Sue Hunter, Winters edge, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 100 × 77cm. Courtesy the artist and Dogwood Crossing, Miles

Grassland Art Gallery
🖈Map
30 Arthur Street, Tambo 4478.
(07) 4621-6600.
admin@grasslandgallery.com.au
www.grasslandgallery.com.au
Free admission.
Mon–Fri 8.30 to 4.45.

Outback Regional Gallery, Winton
🖈Map
Waltzing Matilda Centre, 50 Elderslie Street, Winton 4735.
(07) 4657-2625.
karens@matildacentre.com.au
www.matildacentre.com.au
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 9.00 to 3.00.
To June 30 Yaarran ‘Eucalyptus’ by Rhondda Scott – an exhibition combining textile and painting which explores the profound connection and significance of the eucalyptus tree, delving into the symbolic power embedded in nature’s majestic presence.

Qantas Founders Museum
🖈Map
Sir Hudson Fysh Drive, Longreach 4730.
(07) 4658-3737.
info@qfom.com.au
qfom.com.au
Visit website for opening hours.
To Oct 20 Yayoi Kusama: THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS. Described as “the world’s most popular artist,” Yayoi Kusama (Japan, b 1929) is best known for her immersive polka-dot and mirror installations. This loan is supported by the National Gallery of Australia and Haymans Electrical and Data Suppliers through the Regional Initiatives program. This work of art is on loan from the National Gallery of Australia as part of Art Across Australia.

Yayoi Kusama, THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS, 2017. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased 2018 with the assistance of Andrew and Hiroko Gwinnett. © the artist. Courtesy the artist, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra and Qantas Founders Museum

Yayoi Kusama, THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS, 2017. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased 2018 with the assistance of Andrew and Hiroko Gwinnett. © the artist. Courtesy the artist, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra and Qantas Founders Museum

Yayoi Kusama, THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS, 2017. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased 2018 with the assistance of Andrew and Hiroko Gwinnett. © the artist. Courtesy the artist, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra and Qantas Founders Museum


Bundaberg, Hervey Bay

Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery
🖈Map
1 Barolin Street (cnr Quay Street), Bundaberg 4670.
(07) 4130-4750.
bragadmin@bundaberg.qld.gov.au
artsbundaberg.com.au/galleries
Mon–Fri 9.30 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 10.00 to 2.00. Closed public hols.
Visit website for full exhibition program.
To July 7 Post World.
Also, Contemplate by Kym Barrett.
To Sept 8 Creating Contrast: Community Installation.

Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
🖈Map
166 Old Maryborough Road, Hervey Bay 4655.
(07) 4197-4206.
regionalgallery@frasercoast.qld.gov.au
hbrg.ourfrasercoast.com.au
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Mon.
To June 30 Asia Pacific Video – an exhibition developed by Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). It focuses on performance, experimentation and theatricality in video art from the 1960s to the present. The exhibition highlights artists experimenting with video as an art form capturing bodily actions and performative practices, creating intersections between contemporary art and other screen and film cultures and developing new ways to explore materials, objects and environments.

Joyce Ho, Overexposed memory (still), 2015. Collection: Queensland Art Gallery. Purchased 2018

To July 14 Matilda Davis: The White Man’s Web.
Born and raised on Badjala/Batjala Djaa (Country) in Maryborough, Matilda Davis is a young creative producing paintings, photography, poetry and song. Davis pursues these creative interests to honour her maternal grandfather, her Aboriginal ancestors before him, her connection to Country and the first Badjala/Batjala Law/Lore – “What is good for Country comes first.” Davis’ great-great-grandmother was born on the banks of Moonabula (the Mary River), on beautiful Badjala/Batjala djaa. Moonabula flows out on to Korrawinga (the Great Sandy Strait), connecting the sweetwater of Moonabula with the saltwater of Korrawinga. Davis’ first solo exhibition, The White Man’s Web, responds to the suffering of Country, specifically Sea Country, confronting the colonial and capitalist legacy of extractive and exploitative use of land and water. Utilising waste found discarded on Badjala/Batjala beaches, bushland and waters, The White Man’s Web asks for us to consider not just the immediate impacts of environmental exploitation on Country, but the impacts on Indigenous communities; stories, totemic connections, and ability to practice culture.

Matilda Davis, The White Man’s Web, 2023, digital photograph. Courtesy the artist and Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

To July 14 Asia Pacific Contemporary: Three Decades of APT. Asia Pacific Contemporary celebrates QAGOMA’s flagship exhibition, the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT), recently in its tenth iteration. Featuring works that have appeared in the Triennial since its debut in the 1990s, and across media from painting and sculpture to video, performance and works on paper, this touring exhibition from QAGOMA showcases art from Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. As these varied and compelling artworks demonstrate, the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art continues to be a pre-eminent platform for the art of Asia, Australia and the Pacific, surveying a vast and dynamic region through a series of exhibitions, forums and cultural exchanges. The diverse works in the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art reflect an embrace of contemporary art in all its forms, ranging from the ceremonial to the conceptual, and from the deeply personal to the resolutely social.

Tomoko Kashiki, I am a rock

Tomoko Kashiki, I am a rock, 2012. Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of Contemporary Asian Art. Purchased 2013 with funds from Michael Sidney Myer through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation.

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