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

In The Spotlight: Alexandra Lawson

  Traditionally, when we visit an art gallery we expect to simply view the objects on display; it is assumed that we will not be allowed to touch or interact with the exhibitions. Social Art—otherwise known as participatory art—is one way that artists are attempting to challenge this idea. Social Art creates social conditions that invite viewers to physically engage and interact with the creative process of an artwork. As a result, the viewer’s role transforms from spectator to participant allowing them to act alongside the artist as an author and creator… Read More

Upcoming Event: Projection-mapped installation by Alinta Krauth

Alinta Krauth shines light on Brisbane’s oldest monument We’ve been busy at Engage Arts preparing for this year’s U.R{BNE} Festival. We are working with digital artist Alinta Krauth, to produce a projection-mapped installation that will light up Brisbane’s oldest building, The Old Windmill in Wickham Park. The projection coincides with The International Year of Light and National Trust’s Heritage Festival celebrations. Wind blisters those who try to run highlights the historical importance of Brisbane’s oldest building, inviting us to consider this year’s Heritage Week, theme of Conflict + Compassion. As Alinta is set… Read More