Art

Toowoomba Street Art - Drapl

Toowoomba’s annual street art festival

A highlight in the May calendar for fans of outdoor art is Firstcoat, the Toowoomba street art festival.  First Coat is an initiative where local and international artists are invited to revive a city wall with colour, drama and creativity.  Legal walls are volunteered by local business…

Miyako Odori | Gions Spring Dance

April in Kyoto is the month of the Miyako Odori; the Dance of the Capital.  Several of the Geisha districts in Kyoto put on dance shows throughout the year but the Miyako Odori is performed by Maiko and Geisha of the Gion Kobu and is…

Swell festival

Have you been to the Swell Sculpture Festival?

As someone who loves the beach and outdoor art displays I look forward to the Swell Sculpture Festival  each year at Currumbin Beach on Australia’s Gold Coast.  Festival dates for 2018 are set for the 14th to 23rd September so mark your diary.  The festival includes a display of…

Body Art

Australian Body Art Festival | Sunshine Coast

The Australian Body Art Festival is back again this year.  This is the largest body art competition in Australia and attracts both local and international talent up to the Sunshine Coast together with a good number of spectators every year.  The event entry is free…

Cai exhibition

Cai Guo-Qiang Brisbane Exhibition

I don’t go to galleries and museums that often so it has to being something a bit out if the ordinary to entice me in out of the Southbank sunshine. Cai Guo-Qiang is definitely a special artist.  Although the show is only 3 exhibits plus…