Botanica | Blurring Boundaries

On Friday evening, I found myself wandering around the city fringes into the lush green parklands of the City Botanic Gardens to experience Botanica. With the promise of illuminated artworks, foodtrucks, live music and giant roving puppets my evening plans were underway. On arrival, the park was buzzing with visitors, and keen to find out more I joined the guided tour. The tour took us on an exploratory journey through the gardens to learn more about the artists and their works. The program brought together 16 artists from around Australia with diverse works on… Read More

Friday Night Laneways | World Science Festival Brisbane

Brisbane City Council selected Engage Arts to produce Friday Night Laneways in March 2016. The event was held at Fish Lane, South Brisbane as part of a citywide activation showcasing the links between science and art, through innovative and interactive public programming for the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane. In response to the Council’s brief Engage Arts developed the curatorial theme of ‘Organic Data’, exploring interpretations of the wealth of data that surrounds us. For this project, we wanted to transform Fish Lane into an electronic canvas whereby artists could present audio,… Read More