Category Archives: Exhibitions

Prototype: Experimental Theatre – delivered to your inbox FREE each Tuesday

It’s the new virtual screening room and exhibition space which delivers a new video from an emerging artist into your inbox every Tuesday.   Its a clever innovation that turns the world of pop-ups and film events into an episodic format synonymous with the subscription and  on-demand service

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DIANA WATSON Foscari Chapter exhibition: Gallery One, Southport

She’s internationally renowned receiving critical acclaim for her evocative still life paintings.   Her success spanning over 40 solo and 26 group exhibitions across Australia, Italy and the United, her work is held in high regarded featured in many collections worldwide.

Last Saturday’s Opening launch saw the unveiling of  Diana’s latest solo exhibition at Gallery One at ‘Drinks with the Artist’ where we were able to delve into the mind of the creator of some of the world’s most riveting work.

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The Art of Precision by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Since its creation, Jaeger-LeCoultre has made precision an art form in its own right, balancing skills and artistry with sophistication and aesthetic finesse.  In keeping with the inventive spirit initiated in 1833, the artisans of the luxury manufacturer create collections which have been at the forefront of fine watchmaking:   Reverso, Master, Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris, Rendez-Vous and Atmos – this rich legacy built by the Grande Maison over centuries serves as a constant source of inspiration in ever so pushing the boundaries through unprecedented timepieces.

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(From left to right): Ellie Bamber, Benedict Cumberbatch, Catherine Rénier, Clarke Peters

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Marama Dina: A Showcase of Indigenous Fijian heritage

It’s the upcoming exhibition led by Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand female artists with indigenous (iTaukei0 Fijian heritage in an exploration of cultural rejuvenation and celebration.   The commissioned works of the showcase, Marama Dina, considers how the ten artists’ blood lines and contemporary lives come together, and how they embody the past, present and future, connecting with empowering cultural knowledge previously eroded by colonisation and migration.  Continue reading Marama Dina: A Showcase of Indigenous Fijian heritage

John Farnham headlining The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine at the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

John Farnham and his iconic voice are slated to headline The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine at the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.     Over 10 days, close to 300,000 people will attend more than 77 events taking place including a floral street procession.   The 70th program launch was officially unveiled last week by  Cr Geoff McDonald with some very special people in attendance.

Toowoomba City Cr Geoff Mc Donald said, “What makes Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers so special is that there is so much to experience – if you love emerging music, we have that.   If you are a gardener, we have plenty! I  f you are a foodie, then prepare for flavour overload.   If you love a low and slow BBQ with a beer to match, that’s easy! If you are here for gardening tips and tricks, then take a seat.   If wine is your thing, then choose a colour!   If you want to learn the history of our classic pubs, take in a steam train ride, experience a Tombstone Tour, be wowed by an amazing teapot exhibition or be surrounded by hanging flower baskets, then we also have all that!”

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Hour of Power with 3 new exhibitions at Casula Powerhouse

“For our next round of exciting exhibitions, it’s all about power, power, power… and we’ve got a massive line-up of exhibitions from renowned artists to match!” said Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Director, Craig Donarski with the upcoming unveiling of three exhibitions from renowned contemporary artists.

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Starstruck: 100 years of Australian Movie Portraits,Gold Coast

Starstuck tells the story of Australian cinema through the faces of its film actors – both famous and forgotten – from the early 20th century through to today and will be complemented by a program of events, including behind-the-scenes tours, industry insights, films and art making.

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Sirens – Portia De Rossi, Elle Macpherson and Kate Fischer as Giddy, Sheela and Pru – Robert McFarlane

Made possible through an unprecedented partnership between the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) in Canberra, the touring exhibition will bring Australia’s filmmaking history to life.

“While all eyes are on the moving image that emerges from a film set, stills photographers create a range of both formal and candid shots, capturing both the actors at work and the characters they are playing.” says Jennifer Coombes, NFSA curator.
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Candy – Abbie Cornish as Candy and Heath Ledger as Dan on the Gravitron – Hugh Hartshorne

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