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The call of the wild 2006 | Touchscreens, computers, plush animals, acrylic and MDF board | First commissioned by the Children’s Art Centre for ‘The 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ 2006 | Courtesy: The artist and the Queensland Art Gallery | Supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation 2010 | The artist would like to acknowledge the assistance of Tammy Brennan and Mazen Murad with the sound recordings for this interactive activity.

21st Century Kids: Justine Cooper ‘The call of the wild’ 2006

The call of the wild 2006 is a touch screen interactive set in a natural history museum similar to those seen in some of Justine Cooper’s art works. The aim of the interactive is to set trapped animals free from drawers and lockers, returning them to their natural habitat. The call of the wild is presented inside an immersive installation space that replicates the collections of museums in a playful and colourful way appealing to all young Gallery visitors. Play the Justine Coopers The call of the wild Online.

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Lee Mingwei | Bodhi Tree Project 2006 | Bodhi tree, marble seats (Design: Lee Mingwei; carved by Paul Stumkat, Queensland) | Commissioned by the Queensland Government for the Millennium

Lee Mingwei ‘Bodhi Tree Project’ 2006

Lee Mingwei creates works which forge a direct connection between the artist and audience. These connections are established via creative projects where gestures of trust, dialogues with strangers, cultural exchanges and the appreciation of others are foregrounded. The centrepiece of …


Ryan McGinley | BMX 2000 | Chromogenic colour print on paper | 76.2 x 110.3cm, 76.2 x 110.3cm (comp.) | Gift of Dr Morris Low through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2009. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Ryan McGinley ‘BMX’ 2000

Since the early 2000s, Ryan McGinley has constructed a body of work picturing his adolescent friends and others involved in the skateboarding scene on New York’s Lower East Side. He developed a working relationship with magazines including i-D, Vice and …

Camera: Ben Wickes | Editing: Bree Richards, Ben Wickes

21st Century Artist Interview: Justine Cooper

Justine Cooper works at the intersection of art, science and medicine. Internationally recognised as an interdisciplinary artist, she originally specialised in photography but her work now extends across media including animation, video and installation, as well as medical imaging technologies such as MRI, DNA sequencing and Ultra sound. Julie Ewington, Curatorial Manager, Australian Art spoke with Cooper about the development of her ‘Saved by Science’ series and the works featured in the ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition.


Tracey Moffatt | First jobs, fruit market 1975 2008 | from ‘First jobs’ series 2008 | Archival pigments on rice paper with gel medium, ed. 6/20 | 62 x 84cm | Gift of Patrick Corrigan, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2010. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Tracey Moffatt ‘First jobs, fruit market 1975′ (from ‘First jobs’ series) 2008

Tracey Moffatt works in photography, film and video, addressing complex open-ended narratives, often in extensive suites of works. Moffatt frequently appears in her own images, acting out roles with the aid of elaborate costumes, props and theatrical staging. The ‘First …