In space and time at ‘the churchie’

Just as scientists are making new discoveries in space and increasing our understanding of the universe, emerging artists are pushing the boundaries of art practice into unchartered territories. QUT Art Museum is the new home for ‘the churchie’ national emerging art prize that offers a ‘glimpse into the future of the Australian contemporary art scene’. QUT Art Museum gallery is currently exhibiting 23 selected finalists’ works; a small portion of the 445 submissions received. The works reflect a breadth of emerging artists from around the country. In the variety of work and… 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

Wrap-up | Friday Night Laneways Organic Data

Brisbane City Council’s Friday Night Laneways event Organic Data for the World Science Festival Brisbane presented Fish Lane as an electronic canvas illuminated with light and sound. Curated and produced by Engage Arts, we invited four creatives working with art, music, technology and science to create an interactive audience experience. With the World Science Festival hub just across the road from Fish Lane, curious visitors came to check out Organic Data. On Grey Street, a projection mapped artwork washed over the colonial façade of the building. This work depicted an animated underwater… Read More