The outdoor gallery transforms Brisbane's laneways and city streets into imaginative, curious and engaging spaces. Comprising of light boxes, banners and evening projections, the Outdoor Gallery displays art outside in city streets instead of inside the gallery walls.
There are currently three exhibitions occurring in the Outdoor Gallery:
- A place to call home
- APT9 Kids
- Artworks by Concrete Jellyfish and Stephen Mok.
The following laneway works are part of Brisbane City Council's Outdoor galleries.
A place to call home
A place to call home is an exhibition delivered as part of the BrisAsia Festival. The collection of works showcases four local Asian-Australian artists, Deena Lynch, Dorothy Lau, Eliz Le and Vanessa Taylor. The exhibition presents a response to the varied experiences of these young artists, offering audiences a chance to reflect on the way that Brisbane's rich cultural diversity influences perceptions and a collective cultural history. This exhibition is curated by Monica Wong. The following artworks are a part of the BrisAsia exhibition A place to call home.
Hutton Lane - light boxes
Gwan Tung Dorothy Lau’s digital paintings will be on display until March 2019.
Eagle Lane - light boxes
Vanessa Taylor's digital drawings will be on display until March 2019.
Fish Lane - light boxes
Spectator Jonze's digital paintings will be on display until March 2019.
Artworks by Concrete Jellyfish and Stephen Mok
On display in the Edward Street vitrines is an exhibition of work by Concrete Jellyfish and Stephen Mok inspired by Museum of Brisbane's The Designers' Guide: Easton Pearson Archive which celebrates local fashion. The following artworks are included in the exhibition.
Edward Street - vitrine one
Concrete Jellyfish's Our Place: Rainforest Meets Reef will be on display until March 2019.
Edward Street - vitrine two
Concrete Jellyfish's Our Place: Bush Meets Desert including Gatherings by Rachael Sarra will be on display until March 2019.
Edward Street - projector
Stephen Mok's drawings will be projected above 171 Edward Street from 6 to 11pm nightly until March 2019.
As part of 'The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' (APT9), APT9 Kids is an exhibition in collaboration with the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art and Council's Outdoor Gallery. APT9 Kids provides children and families with meaningful insights into the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific The following artworks are a part of the APT9 Kids exhibition.
Giffin Lane - banner
Gary Carsley's wallpaper design for Purple Reign (2018) will be on display from November 2018 to April 2019.
Edison Lane - banner
Nona Garcia's Hallow (detail) (2018) will be on display from November 2018 to April 2019.
Cordelia Street - banner
Sadik Kwaish Alfraji's exhibition design elements for A Boat to Carry your Dreams (2018) will be on display from November 2018 to November 2021.
Irish Lane - banners
Jakkai Siributr's animation stills for The Legend of the Rainbow Stag (2018) will be on display from November 2018 to April 2019.
Other outdoor gallery artworks
Burnett Lane - lantern light shades
Lisa Sorbie's Woven History (2017) has been on display since May 2017.
Mt Coot-tha - temporary art platform
Anna Varendorff's Large Arcs will be on display from October 2018 to June 2019 and is located outside the Visitor Information Centre.
King George Square - pillar
Avena Osborn's Brisbane Nights (2015) has been on display since September 2015.
King George Square - wall mural
Bastian Allfrey's (Australia) Healthy Living (2016) has been on display since January 2017.
Outdoor galleries map
Use the map to view the Outdoor gallery locations across Brisbane.