09 Feb 2013 - 14 Apr 2013

Experience a world where imagination, inventiveness and ingenuity reign! The Antipodean Steampunk Show is a captivating introduction to the increasingly popular Steampunk movement which combines elements of science-fiction, fantasy and technology with 19th century inspired influences. Discover how Steampunk aesthetics can be fantastically applied to artistic media including photography, fashion and sculpture. The works on display in The Antipodean Steampunk Show have been created by Australian artists and designers whose craftsmanship and attention to detail will reignite your sense of wonder for the world and its possibility. Curated by Kirsten Fitzpatrick, The Antipodean Steampunk Show is an artisan travelling exhibition supported by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program supporting touring exhibitions by providing funding assistance for the development and touring of Australian cultural material across Australia. Artisan is supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. Artisan acknowledges the assistance of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Please note : this exhibition contains some material that may not be suitable for children under 18 years of age.

 

Image: Pendragon Owl and clock boots (2009) Leather, 23 x 11 x 29 cm. Courtesy of the artists and artesan. Photo: Rod Buchholz