2015 – what a year!

With the holiday season upon us it feels like the right time to reflect on the year that was… 2015 has been a fantastic first year for the Engage Arts team. We’ve produced some exciting projects and collaborated with amazing creative partners. For the International Year of Light we participated in the U.R{BNE} Festival bringing a range of creative projects to life. We organised a 1 Million Stars to End Violence workshop and were proud to produce Alinta Krauth’s projection mapped installation, Wind blisters those who try to run, which shone a… Read More

Review: GOMA Q at GOMA

  If I want to see contemporary Queensland art, I usually plan a trip to a local University art museum or an artist run initiative. So when I found out the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) was curating an exhibition of contemporary Queensland artists, I was a somewhat surprised. As Queensland’s leading contemporary art institution, GOMA is better known for drawing people in with its blockbuster international exhibitions such as the Asia Pacific Triennial, rather than its focus on contemporary Queensland art practice. Excited at the prospect of seeing an exhibition comprising… Read More

Small Scale Stories – Part 2, Interview with Maria Flourou

  Mobile photographer Maria Flourou kindly agreed to chat to Engage Arts for our Small Scale blog post Part 2. Maria shares her thoughts on Instagram and reveals some of the techniques she uses to create her layered photographic works. Kerry: What inspires your photography? Maria: Life, dreams and escapism. Kerry: Instagram has become a great place to discover artists and their work, what made you join Instagram and why do you like it as a platform? Maria: I had been introduced to it by a friend and was only using it… Read More