Event Frontier Imaginaries

Frontier Imaginaries

Opening

14 May 2016
3:30pm–8pm

  • Event Cost:
    Free

Join us for an afternoon of opening celebrations to launch Frontier Imaginaries across two exhibitions: No Longer at Ease (IMA) and The Life of Lines (QUT Art Museum). The launch will commence at QUT Art Museum at 3.30pm, with opening remarks by Laura McLeod, Director Visual Arts, Australia Council for the Arts.

Launch schedule
3.30 – 5.45pm,
Opening reception and artist assembly at QUT Art Museum
5.45 –  6pm,
Free bus transport to IMA
6 – 8pm,
BBQ, exhibition viewing and artist assembly at IMA

Frontier Imaginaries is curated by IMA Curatorial Fellow Vivian Ziherl as a co-commission of Institute of Modern Art and QUT Art Museum, and presents work by:

Megan Cope, Alice Creischer, DAAR, Juan Davila, Demian DinéYahzi’, Bonita Ely, Ho Rui An, Gordon Hookey, Tshibumba Kanda Matulu, Karrabing Film Collective, Helmut Newton, Tom Nicholson, Rachel O’Reilly (in collaboration with Valle Medina and Benjamin Reynolds; and Rodrigo Hernandez), Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Ryan Presley, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Virtual Songlines, Sawangwongse Yawnghwe, and featuring exhibition design by Kevin O’Brien and Claire Humpreys; and archival materials from John Oxley Library, North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, and Shell Film Australia.

Exhibition dates:

No Longer at Ease, IMA: 14 May – 9 July

The Life of Lines, QUT Art Museum: 14 May – 14 August

Installation view, 'Frontier Imaginaries', 2016. Photography: Carl Warner. In view: Demian DinéYahzi’ & R.I.S.E.: Radical Indigenous Survivance & Empowerment, 'No Wave Feminism', 2014.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands where the IMA now stands, and pay respect to Elders, past, present, and emerging.