Words and Pictures Reviewed by Renee Hills

Review of June Perkins’s Words and Pictures Tour (Queensland Art Gallery, Sept-November 2018) French artist Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917) famously said ‘Art is not what you see, but what you make others see’. This was truly my experience when I joined June Perkins’s tour of Words & Pictures. June’s interactive journey through the AustralianContinue reading “Words and Pictures Reviewed by Renee Hills”

Hot Air Balloon – Art Adventure Begins

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Yvonne Koolmatrie’s Hot Air Balloon, Queensland Art Gallery Climb on board, dreamers and travellers Whoever you may be, take a journey with me. Feel the woven textures beneath your feet. Smell the Murray River in the weave. Take yourself to the balloon’s edge Feel the breezes through the sedge. Touch…


WORDS & PICTURES GRANDPARENTS DAY TOUR 10.30AM SUN 28 OCT 2018 QAG | GALLERY 10, GALLERY 11, GALLERY 12, GALLERY 13 | BOOK NOW On Grandparents Day, visitors of all ages are invited to join Words & Pictures writer, Dr June Perkins, on an interactive journey through the Australian Collection. Follow June’s series of poemsContinue reading “Events”

Poet at Play 4: Writing inspired by Art

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
QAGOMA/ Sonja Carmichael At the moment I am working on something special: writing inspired by art for QAGOMA. Later on this year my writing will go in display in the gallery alongside the art works. The process so far has included exploring the art in the Australian Collection of the…