to Aug 27

Dancenorth presents IN TWO MINDS

Dancenorth presents 'In Two Minds'

Brisbane Power House 26 & 27 August.

Dancenorth presents two distinct new works A from three of Australia’s most exciting young choreographers this month. 

Alisdair Macindoe’s A Pre-emptive Requiem For Mother Nature delves into the magic of the organic world, reflecting on physical phenomena we often take for granted. Driven by inimitable natural forms the performers interact like flocking birds, schools of fish and clouds in the wind. 

Kyle Page and Amber Haines rigorously explore ‘the duet’ in ‘Syncing Feeling’. Delving into Theory of Mind, Metacognition and Mirror Neurons, Syncing Feeling Illuminates cognitive processes that facilitate a host of enigmatic aspects of the human mind, including empathy, imitation learning and the decoding of another person’s actions, feelings and emotions. Groundbreaking research within the field of neuroscience is challenging preconceptions around human interactions and only now beginning to prove what Eastern philosophy has known for millennia… the only thing that separates us is our skin.

Tickets $40 and $35 concession26 & 27 August, 730pmTo book visit

Image: Dancenorth PRFMN by Alisdair Macindoe, pictured JenniLarge,  Harrison Hall, Mason Kelly, Ashley McLellan. Photo by:AmberHaines

Dancenorth PRFMN by Alisdair Macindoe, pictured Jenni  Large,  Harrison Hall, Mason Kelly, Ashley McLellan. Please credit  photographer Amber  Haines AH--41.jpg
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On Sunday 23 August, meet the future at QUT with the 2015 Robotronica festival. Showcasing some of the world's most spectacular robotics and interactive design, Robotronica is a celebration of innovation and an opportunity to glimpse the possibilities of the future.

This all-day, all-ages free event will have QUT abuzz with robotic demonstrations, workshops, games and discussions that will inform, inspire and amaze you.

The inaugural event in 2013 attracted over 10,000 people across 30 projects by local and international scientists, roboticists, engineers, performers, designers and interactive artists.

So, what are you waiting for? Come along and meet the future.


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to Aug 29

7 Deadly Sins


7 DEADLY SINS     21-29 August  Playhouse, QPAC

Plunge into a wicked tale of ancient sin unleashed on the modern world. Internationally acclaimed choreographer, Natalie Weir, and the Expressions Dance Company ensemble of award-winning dancers take you on a journey through the seven deadly sins in this edgy, world-premiere production, spiced with villainous wit.

Spotlighting the inherent frailty and imperfections that exist in us all, 7 Deadly Sins explores the age-old sinful nature of mankind retold through electrifying contemporary dance.
Natalie Weir's unique insights into the human condition have earned EDC an impressive ten Helpmann Award nominations, the nation's top honour for artistic achievement and excellence. Rich imagery, extravagant costumes and breathtaking movement will pack an emotional punch in this devilishly delicious adventure.

Concept and Choreography - Natalie Weir
Dancers - Expressions Dance Company
Composer - Darrin Verhagen
Design - Bill Haycock
Lighting Design - David Walters

Special Offer:

Take advantage of this special offer: Purchase A-Reserve Adult tickets for the Opening Night of EDC 7 Deadly Sins on Fri 21 Aug for the Concession price of just $42*.

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Neural Knitworks

QUT Library is taking part in a collaborative art project as part of National Science Week 2015 - come in, be creative and contribute to an installation of woven representation of the brain.

Level 3, QUT Kelvin Grove Library, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove 4059

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to Sep 16


Tutu reimagined
QUT Art Museum
4 July to 6 September

The ballerina and her tutu have been romanticised for hundreds of years. Throughout the 17th-19th centuries, as dance developed into a specialised art form, so too did the costumes. Specially designed garments were introduced to allow the dancer maximum movement and to expose the complicated footwork seen en pointe. Tutu reimagined brings together a collection of garments by Australia's top designers, commissioned by The Australian Ballet for their 2003 project, TUTU. Designers were asked to create their interpretation of a tutu with the project culminating in a one-off performance at the Sydney Opera House in July 2003. QUT Art Museum now brings together these costumes for Brisbane audiences. Featuring fifteen top Australian designers, including Akira, Balarinji, Collette Dinnigan, Dinosaur Designs, Gwendolynne, Michelle Jank, Easton Pearson, Alex Perry, Toni Maticevski, Sass and Bide, Scanlan and Theodore, Harry Seidler, and Tigerlily.


IMAGE: EASTON PEARSON Tutu 2003 cotton, lycra, nylon tulle, metal pailettes and sequins, glass beads, plastic beads, cotton and synthetic braid, found objects. The Australian Ballet collection. Photo: Narelle Wilson, NGV Photo Services.

Open Friday (10am to 5pm), Saturday and Sunday (noon to 4pm)

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