Tag : 2010

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Untitled (time sausage) 2010 | Timber, glass, fabric, paper, pencils, animal product, wire, MDF board and mixed media | Commissioned by the Children’s Art Centre for ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ | Courtesy: The artist and the Queensland Art Gallery | Supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation 2010 | Photography by Katie Bennett

21st Century Kids: Rirkrit Tiravanija ‘Untitled (time sausage)’ 2010

The work of Rirkrit Tiravanija aims to bring visitors together and create living artworks, in art galleries and museums. Tiravanija’s work for ’21st Century Kids’ is situated in a dynamic, purpose-built activity space, which invites generations of children and their grandparents to share family histories, stories and images. Contributions will be collected and transformed during workshop demonstrations into ‘time sausages’ for display in the space.

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Follow me 2010 | Computer, rear-projection, tracing paper, felt-tip pens, camera, LCD screen, light boxes, mirror, MDF board, acrylic and glass | Commissioned by the Children’s Art Centre for ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ | Courtesy: The artist and the Queensland Art Gallery | Supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation 2010

21st Century Kids: Pierre Bismuth ‘Follow me’ 2010

Relating to the artist’s series of works Following the right hand of…, Bismuth invites young visitors to trace with a felt tip pen the movements of a character or object starring in classic motion pictures. The end result is a surprising abstract drawing. Disconnected from what originally informed the drawing, the finished result takes on a new life of its own.

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Production still from Blade Runner 1982 / Director: Ridley Scott / 35mm, colour, Dolby, 117 minutes, USA/Hong Kong, English/German/Cantonese/Japanese/Hungarian (English subtitles) / Image courtesy: British Film Institute, Blade Runner Partnership

YOU ARE THERE by Andrew Frost

Science fiction explores narratives about the human condition in speculative settings. Sometimes those settings are the notional future, other times they are our own time made strange by provocative alterations. As a genre, the narratives of SF have a unique …

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Gallery 3.5 | Installation view of Fiona Pardington’s Ahua: A beautiful hesitation 2010, Artur Żmijewski’s Democracies 2009, Parastou Forouhar’s Swanrider 2004 and Tony Albert’s Sorry 2008 | Photography by Natasha Harth

Democracies | Gallery 3.5

While modern nation states are often predicated on democratic ideals, the pursuit of equal rights continues to be of critical importance throughout the world. Polish artist Artur Zmijewski’s 20-channel video installation Democracies 2009 features public demonstrations and celebrations in eastern …

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Gallery 3.5 and Gallery foyer | Installation view of Louise Weaver’s Phoenix, Indian Blue Peacock 2008–09, Fiona Hall’s Tender 2003-06, Paola Pivi’s One Love 2007 and The Tissue Culture and Art Project’s Odd Neolifism 2010 | Photography by Natasha Harth

The art animal | Gallery foyer & Gallery 3.5

In the last decade, there has been a heightened awareness manifested by artists of the relationships between humans, other animals and the environment. Many artists are contributing to contemporary art museum bestiaries of live, dead, photographed and filmed animals, and …