2015

The Colours of QPAC

Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Our Colours. Our City.
Being situated on the picture perfect banks of the Brisbane River, opposite the CBD of Brisbane, QPAC has high visibility from the City, the South-East Freeway and Victoria Bridge. It is not surprising then, that the 11-storey flytower walls are often used as a canvas for a number of projections and installations. 

Installed by Melbourne based art collective, Cornelius Brown, Milk Crate Men take over QPAC as part of the annual Brisbane Festival in 2010

The spirit of the Good Will Games in 2001 were celebrated in a series of projections on the walls of QPAC. These projections are of an intricate game of snakes and ladders and checkers.

Santos City of Lights - a spectacular light, water and sound show during Brisbane Festival 2012, saw QPAC bathed in pink, the signature colour of the festival.

The Bolshoi Ballet literally painted the town red during their exclusive season at QPAC in 2013. QPAC was lit red to celebrate the historic first ever appearance of the Bolshoi Ballet in Brisbane.

QPAC and the Wheel of Brisbane looked almost good enough to eat during Delectable in 2012, a 14 day program of food, music and entertainment. QPAC provided the perfect evening backdrop to the festival

More of the stunning projections on QPAC for Delectables Queensland 2012 - a 14 day program showcasing local produce, chefs and entertainment.

In 2012, this Brisbane Festival Light production was called Santos City of Lights and played nightly during the Festival.

Developed by artist Craig Walsh for Queensland Biennial Festival of Music in 2003. In this work, QPAC technical staff assisted in the art installation of what appeared to be bands of light that changed like lights on a stereo. The title of the work reflects the geographic coordinates of QPAC.

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