Brisbane Art Design (BAD)

Exhibitions, open studios, outdoor interventions, music, projections, talks, tours and workshops unfold from 7 to 30 May 2021, as part of ‘Brisbane Art Design’ showcasing photography, fashion, locally produced art, furniture, street art and more, across 60 venues around Brisbane’s city and suburbs. There is plenty to see, counting emerging artist Kirralee Robinson’s large-scale kinetic installation Move Together, as well as exhibitions at Jan Murphy Gallery, Institute of Modern Art, Mitchell Fine Art, and others. From 1 to 16 May, the spotlight will be on 39 murals on view in public spaces by local, national and international artists in ‘Brisbane Street Art Festival’, including Ash Taylor, Kaff-eine, Aleja Hine and Birrunga Wiradyuri, to name a few. Visit the website for the full program of free and ticketed events.

Ash Taylor, BSAF 2020 in 96 Albert Street. Photograph: @mellumae (Tae Young). Courtesy the artist and Museum of Brisbane, Queensland