27 August, 2007

2007 Arc Biennial - Brisbane



The Arc Biennial is back for 2007. Celebrating all things art, the 2007 Arc Biennial is a festival event held in Brisbane in October. An opportunity to change the way everyone thinks about visual art, design and craft, the Arc Biennial promises sustenance for the eyes, ears and mind and the opportunity for discussion, debate and discovery.

This year the Arc Biennial features something for everyone with art exhibitions, a three-day Symposium program, and special events.

The exhibition includes the works of Lincoln Austin, Jenni Baxter, Penny Byrne, Ray Cook, George Wu, Lily Hibberd, PJ Hickman, Alasdair MacIntyre, Archie Moore, Ben Quilty, Scott Redford, Victoria Reichelt, Aaryn Snowball, The General Will, The Upholstery, Judith Wright and more.

Speakers in the symposium program include: Lee Lin Chin (SBS Journalist and host of television program Fashionista), writer and trendspotter Dave Evans (The Coolhunter), Tony Ellwood (Director Queensland Art Gallery), Jason Dax Woodward (Street Artist), Andrew Frost (writer, The Art Life), Peter Boyd & Denise Sprynskyj (from fashion label Six) and more.

The 2007 Arc Biennial is to also feature special events with international artists is to be announced in the lead up to the event.

Interview opportunities are currently available with artists and speakers who are involved in the Biennial. Any enquiries about the Biennial are to be directed to Sofie Ham: 07 3215 0850 or email sofie@artworkers.org

Key Dates in the 2007 Arc Biennial Program include:
  • 12-14 October, Symposium Program;
  • 12 October, Arc Biennial and Arc Exhibition Launch Party;
  • 6 October - 2 December 2007, Arc Biennial Exhibition, 'To be confirmed...';
  • 12 October - 12 November 2007, Arc Biennial/10000 Steps, 'To the streets' exhibition program;
  • 13 October, Special offsite evening event; and
  • 14 October, Film screening and Event.

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