Category : Exhibition

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GoMA Talks: What makes up a 21st century city and are there any boundaries?

GoMA Talks is a series of panel discussions at the Gallery of Modern Art as part of the ’21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition. Each event engages with specific issues that have defined the first decade of the 21st Century with a range of panellists, including presenters from ABC Radio National and visiting guests from a range of fields and disciplines.

Watch the webcast from the second GoMA Talks presented on Thursday 4 March 2011.

GoMA TALKS Places | What makes up a 21st century city and are there any boundaries?
Hosted by Alan Saunders, By Design with panellists Lawrence English, Michael Keniger, Meg Mundell and Angela Ndalianis

The 21st century has seen the rise of the city in unprecedented ways. In 2008, the world’s population reached an extraordinary milestone, with more people across the world living in cities and towns than ever before. The 21st century has given rise to rapid expansion, ‘urban sprawl’, and the architectural innovations of cities such as Dubai, while others have confronted the task of rebuilding after major trauma. How is our notion of place affected by these and other issues growing out of the city in the 21st century?

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GoMA Talks: Who are we in the world of web 2.0?

GoMA Talks is a series of panel discussions at the Gallery of Modern Art as part of the ’21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition. Each event engages with specific issues that have defined the first decade of the 21st Century with a range of panellists, including presenters from ABC Radio National and visiting guests from a range of fields and disciplines.

Watch the webcast from the first GoMA Talks presented on Thursday 17 February 2011.

GoMA TALKS Communication | Who are we in the world of Web 2.0?
Hosted by Antony Funnell, Future Tense

The flock of interactive capabilities born from the ‘second generation’ of the World Wide Web, which has been termed Web 2.0, include social networking sites, blogging, video sharing and wikis. Our engagement with this user-generated content has transformed the Web into an infinite source of knowledge and interaction, but have these recent forms of virtual communication increased our access to others and created an online community or has it only lessened our ability to seek and filter information?

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Exhibition & Gallery Re-opening

The Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art will re-open on Wednesday 16 February 2011. Please join us this weekend, 19-20 February, for re-opening celebrations across both galleries. Full details of screenings, public programs and activities are available on the Gallery website.

Important Visiting Information
Visitors should be aware that all car parks at the Cultural Centre, including the car park under the Queensland Art Gallery are closed until further notice. It is suggested visitors use public transport as parking in the South Bank area is limited at present. Visit www.translink.com.au to plan your journey using public transport. If you do intend on driving, please note the only major car parks open at present in South Brisbane are the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and South Bank Parklands car parks. Another alternative may be to park in the city and walk across the Victoria Bridge.

More information on access, programming and cancelled/rescheduled programs and projects are available on the Gallery website.

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21st Century Artist Interview: Ionat Zurr

Pioneers in the fields of biological arts, Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr established the Tissue Culture and Art Project (TC&A) in 1996 as an ongoing artistic research and development project into the use of tissue technologies as a medium for artistic expression. In December 2010, Catts and Zurr spoke with Naomi Evans, Assistant Curator, Contemporary International Art about the Tissue Culture and Art Project and their contribution to the ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition which explores the classification of specimens in a changing era of genetic engineering.

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21st Century Artist Interview: Oran Catts

Pioneers in the fields of biological arts, Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr established the Tissue Culture and Art Project (TC&A) in 1996 as an ongoing artistic research and development project into the use of tissue technologies as a medium for artistic expression. In December 2010, Catts and Zurr spoke with Naomi Evans, Assistant Curator, Contemporary International Art about the Tissue Culture and Art Project and their contribution to the ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition which explores the classification of specimens in a changing era of genetic engineering.