Category : Behind-the-scenes

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Zhou Xiaohu ‘Utopian theatre’ 2006

Our workshop team have installed Zhou Xiaohu’s installation Utopian theatre 2006. In the work miniature clay figures enact history-making scenes that have been transmitted to the world through the media of television and the internet. Each is modelled as a miniature theatre or movie set and accompanied by a television monitor, showing the events in claymation.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear (v. 13)’ 2010

This morning members of the Queensland Finch Society released the 50 finches that will occupy Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation from here to ear (v. 13) 2010.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear (v. 13)’ 2010

This morning members of the Queensland Finch Society released the 50 finches that will occupy Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation from here to ear (v. 13) 2010.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian ‘Lightning for Neda’ 2009

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian’s mirror mosaic was installed this afternoon. In each of the six panels, Farmanfarmaian has used over 4000 mirror shards to create myriad patterns across a sublime, glittering surface.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Leandro Erlich ‘Swimming pool’ 2010

Our workshop team continues the detailed build on Leandro Erlich’s Swimming pool 2010 — a trompe l’oeil sculpture of the most ambitious scale, in which a gallery space is transformed into a swimming pool, complete with timber decking, ladder and lapping water.