Outdoor Gallery: Howard Smith Wharves art projection - Michelle Xen's ‘Mnemonic’
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Outdoor Gallery: Howard Smith Wharves art projection - Michelle Xen's ‘Mnemonic’

Date & time
Fri 14 Jun 2024 to Sun 3 Nov 2024
Add to Calendar 2024-06-14 10:00 2024-11-04 10:00 Australia/Brisbane Outdoor Gallery: Howard Smith Wharves art projection - Michelle Xen's ‘Mnemonic’ Michelle Xen&rsquo;s artwork <em>Mnemonic</em> will be projected at Howard Smith Wharves from 14 June to 3 November 2024, 5.30pm-11.30pm, as part of Brisbane City Council&rsquo;s latest <a href="https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/preview-link/node/56236/e94eaa3f-335c-4fc4-864e-0dfef51c375f" target="_blank">Outdoor Gallery exhibition</a>&nbsp;&lsquo;Paradise Gloss&rsquo;. <strong>About &lsquo;Paradise Gloss&rsquo;</strong> From 14 June to 3 November 2024, we invite you to explore Council&rsquo;s latest Outdoor Gallery exhibition, Paradise Gloss. Curated by Laura Brinin, Paradise Gloss provides the community with opportunities to engage in creative exploration and encourages play to improve mental wellbeing. Historically, art creation has been used as a tool to unpack and expand upon lived experiences, and this exhibition is centred around that positive research by inviting the Brisbane community to interact with the artwork for a positive wellness outcome. The exhibition along with the accompanying activations and public program celebrates the resilience and connectivity of our city, and the strengths of the individual making the community whole. <strong>About Michelle Xen</strong> Within the domain of Michelle Xen&rsquo;s practice, sound, object, saturated colour and environmental immersion are crushed together to form a new, highly compressed system of experimental engagements with sensory data. Michelle&rsquo;s artwork Mnemonic featured in the Museum Of Brisbane foyer and Howard Smith Wharves&rsquo; displays text onto the screens and rock walls, showcasing a vibrant and dynamic projection. Mnemonic is a video series remixing abstracted music videos and text.&nbsp; The words are selected from a list of 2048 words utilised by the original BIP39 protocol, an encryption used for early Bitcoin wallets. These randomly selected mnemonic phrases were originally composed of 12 words and referred to as a seed phrase. For this artwork words were selected based on their poetic resonance within the video. As a whole the phrase also forms a hidden acronym. <strong>About the Outdoor Gallery</strong> Council&#39;s Outdoor Gallery transforms Brisbane&#39;s laneways, city streets and car parks into imaginative, curious, and engaging spaces. Comprising of light boxes, banners, vitrines, and evening projections, the Outdoor Gallery displays art outside in city streets, instead of inside on gallery walls. 2023 marked 10 years of the Outdoor Gallery program. Share your experience of the Outdoor Gallery exhibitions and public programs on social media using #BNEPublicArt. Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City
Age

Suitable for all ages

Cost

Free

Michelle Xen’s artwork Mnemonic will be projected at Howard Smith Wharves from 14 June to 3 November 2024, 5.30pm-11.30pm, as part of Brisbane City Council’s latest Outdoor Gallery exhibition ‘Paradise Gloss’.

About ‘Paradise Gloss’
From 14 June to 3 November 2024, we invite you to explore Council’s latest Outdoor Gallery exhibition, Paradise Gloss. Curated by Laura Brinin, Paradise Gloss provides the community with opportunities to engage in creative exploration and encourages play to improve mental wellbeing.

Historically, art creation has been used as a tool to unpack and expand upon lived experiences, and this exhibition is centred around that positive research by inviting the Brisbane community to interact with the artwork for a positive wellness outcome.

The exhibition along with the accompanying activations and public program celebrates the resilience and connectivity of our city, and the strengths of the individual making the community whole.

About Michelle Xen
Within the domain of Michelle Xen’s practice, sound, object, saturated colour and environmental immersion are crushed together to form a new, highly compressed system of experimental engagements with sensory data.

Michelle’s artwork Mnemonic featured in the Museum Of Brisbane foyer and Howard Smith Wharves’ displays text onto the screens and rock walls, showcasing a vibrant and dynamic projection.

Mnemonic is a video series remixing abstracted music videos and text.  The words are selected from a list of 2048 words utilised by the original BIP39 protocol, an encryption used for early Bitcoin wallets. These randomly selected mnemonic phrases were originally composed of 12 words and referred to as a seed phrase.

For this artwork words were selected based on their poetic resonance within the video. As a whole the phrase also forms a hidden acronym.

About the Outdoor Gallery
Council's Outdoor Gallery transforms Brisbane's laneways, city streets and car parks into imaginative, curious, and engaging spaces.

Comprising of light boxes, banners, vitrines, and evening projections, the Outdoor Gallery displays art outside in city streets, instead of inside on gallery walls. 2023 marked 10 years of the Outdoor Gallery program.

Share your experience of the Outdoor Gallery exhibitions and public programs on social media using #BNEPublicArt.

Bookings

No bookings required.

Venue

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City

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