Author: Sam Navin

New studio opens in West End

Sam Navin /31 August, 2014

Blueprint, an exhibition of fine arts prints by ten Brisbane printmakers opened at the Baber studio on Friday. The show showcases a diverse talent of printmakers and artists whose approach to design, links experimentation and functionality through a cross-pollination of art and architecture. Ann Roworth, one of the ten printmakers, uses aluminum etching to make Continue Reading →

Gaza letter in Lancet causes a stir

Sam Navin /6 August, 2014

Gaza letter in Lancet causes a stir In an open letter for the people of Gaza, 24 leading scientists and doctors denounced the aggression and challenged the perversity of the defensive hostility in Gaza by Israel. The letter was published by the Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal which is one of the oldest and Continue Reading →

Churchie Art Prize to Caitlin

Sam Navin /2 August, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, Griffith University Art Gallery (GUAG) in South Bank, is hosting the Churchie national emerging art prize, one of the country’s most rewarding for emerging artists. The exhibition is a platform for emerging artists from all over Australia to showcase contemporary art as seen through their eyes and this Continue Reading →

Gaza rally grows again

Sam Navin /27 July, 2014

Last week’s rally to demonstrate Brisbane’s solidarity towards the people of Gaza, ignited a spark of emotions, affirmations and a wave of protests which spread like wildfire all over the country. This week, the fire blazed high with simultaneous protests in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Today’s demonstrations started with a walking tour around Queens Continue Reading →

Brisbane shows its solidarity with Palestine

Sam Navin /21 July, 2014

As the death toll in Gaza rises over 350, millions of protestors all over the world are taking to the streets to demonstrate their solidarity for the Palestinian people. In Brisbane, thousands of people gathered at King George Square to protest the Israeli ground invasion of Gaza demanding the Israeli government to quite their offensive in Gaza, Continue Reading →

Light rail stops in Boundary Street

Sam Navin /18 July, 2014

The Boundary Street Markets received a fascinating new addition today, with the delivery of a massive Motor Rail, to add a touch of rustic glamour to the markets. The 10 ton Silver Bullet motor rail carriage was transported to West End on the back of a trailer, and then installed in place with the help Continue Reading →