Download the Story City App

Did you know that Engage Arts has collaborated with Emily Craven of the Story City App ( to produce a new guided art tour of Weaving Our Heritage? Weaving Our Heritage is a visual art installation in Eagle Lane that is part of the Brisbane City Council’s BrisAsia Festival 2016. We recommend that you pre-download the App content at your home WIFI, or if you are already out and about simply scan the QR code available on stickers around the Eagle Lane to download the audio and images. Select this new ‘story’… Read More

In the Spotlight: Elysha Rei (Gould)

The countdown to the BrisAsia Festival 2016 is on, and Engage Arts ‘In the Spotlight’ blog is featuring the artists for Weaving Our Heritage. Elysha Rei (Gould) is one of the Brisbane-based artists working on this laneway installation. Rei’s art practice explores ideas of transition and migration. As a global traveller, Rei is influenced by many cultures, having spent time in Australia, Japan, Thailand, Nigeria, Turkey and Iraq. She has a strong appreciation for Japanese art and design inspired by her family’s heritage. Rei often uses traditional Japanese paper-cutting techniques to create… Read More

In the Spotlight: Vanghoua Anthony Vue

Bringing art outdoors with Queensland’s talented artists is a great way to start 2016. Our first Engage Arts ‘In the Spotlight’ post for this year is with multidisciplinary artist Vanghoua Anthony Vue. Vue and artist Elysha Rei Gould are creating a new works for the BrisAsia Festival, Weaving Our Heritage laneway installation launching in February. Vue’s art practice encompasses painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, public art and community-based art. Drawing inspiration from popular culture, street art, the everyday, DIY ethic, and art history his work creates a visual dialogue. Vue often re-purposes everyday… Read More