Group exhibition: Frontier Imaginaries - Art Collector

Gordon Hookey, HISTORY is his story, MYSTERY is my story (A History according to me), 2016 and ongoing, oil on canvas. A commission of Frontier Imaginaries supported by the Australia Council for the Arts and with presentation partners IMA Brisbane. Photograph: Sam Cranstoun. Courtesy: IMA

Frontier Imaginaries is founded by QUT Alumnus Vivian Ziherl through the IMA Curatorial Fellowship and is a co-commission of Institute of Modern Art and QUT Art Museum.

The Institute of Modern Art and QUT Art Museum present the launch edition of roaming art platform Frontier Imaginaries across two exhibitions: No Longer at Ease (IMA) and The Life of Lines (QUT Art Museum). Across both galleries, local and international artists address the role of the frontier within the global era through works ranging from an oyster shell installation to monumental history paintings and multi-channel video. Linking both galleries together will be a specially commissioned exhibition design by Brisbane architects Kevin O’Brien and Claire Humphreys.

Featuring artists:
Megan Cope, Alice Creischer, DAAR, Juan Davila, Demian Dinéyazhi’, Bonita Ely, Ho Rui An, Gordon Hookey, Claire Humphreys, Karrabing Film Collective, Imara Limon, Tshibumba Kanda Matulu, Helmut Newton, Tom Nicholson, North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, Kevin O’Brien, Rachel O’Reilly (in collaboration with PA/LA/CE Architects Valle Medina and Benjamin Reynolds) and Rodrigo Hernandez), Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Ryan Presley, Real Estate Maps of the John Oxley Library, Shell Film Unit Australia, Wendelien Van Oldenborgh, Virtual Songlines, Sawangwongse Yawnghwe.


Exhibition opens: 3.30pm -8pm, Saturday 14 May 2016
Exhibition closes: 9 July 2016
Location: Institute of Modern Art, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld, 4006
Contact: 07 3252 5750
Website: www.ima.org.au

About Institute of Modern Art
The Institute of Modern Art (IMA) has been the leading independent forum in Queensland, Australia, for the production, presentation, and circulation of contemporary art and discourse for forty years. Our innovative and diverse programs embed the international in the local and engage the local internationally.

The IMA is a non-collecting institution, presenting an ambitious program of exhibitions that concentrate on new commissions by Australian and international artists at pivotal points in their practices. The IMA has a longstanding commitment to research and a rich history of publishing artist monographs and critical readers, together with a vibrant program of events, workshops, and talks.


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