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Get ready for a live Q&A with artist Elysha Rei!

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Weaving intricate patterns, Asian design elements and symbolism into contemporary settings and public spaces, Elysha Rei’s work explores her own mixed heritage, and in doing so, invites others to contemplate their own cultural identities and attachments to familiar and unfamiliar places. While her exploration of her Japanese-Australian culture varies across […]

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Spiritual celebration, culture and mortality.

Halloween, Spiritual celebration, Culture, Skull

With the commercialism of cultural and religious traditions, it is easy to be dismissive of them. But October is the perfect month to stop and consider how lucky we are to have a melding pot of different spiritual, religious and cultural elements to enrich our perspectives of the world. Generations […]

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Muted Expression by Tsherin Sherpa – Artistic Analysis by Adam Buchanan

 Muted Expression 2015 by Tsherin Sherpa Click here to see Tsherin Sherpa’s piece Muted Expression at GOMA Brisbane In Muted Expression Tsherin Sherpa deconstructs and reinterprets traditional Tibetan Buddhist iconography in order to explore physical communication and engage with socio-cultural issues present in contemporary Nepal and Tibetan Buddhism. Many of […]

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Thought Provoking and Satirical Illustrations with Hesam Fetrati

It is easy to see how Hesam Fetrati’s upbringing in war-torn Iran, has informed his body of cartoons, his detailed illustrations and 3D installations. His black and white works expertly delve into socio-political issues that are not so black and white. The absence of colour creates room for contemplation, and […]

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Artworks by Mirree use indigenous culture to invoke universal understanding

It is easy to recognise the dotted patterns of Aboriginal art as we know it today. The style was born out of the Aboriginal Art movement, which began in the community of Papunya, slightly north-west of Alice Springs. Here a group of Aborigines assimilated from the desert were led by […]

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