45 Years on: Mervyn Moriarty and the Flying Arts School in Queensland.

Ephemera Flying Arts Inc. Australian Library of Art.

October 2016 will see the opening of a retrospective exhibition of the artwork of Mervyn Moriarty at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Brisbane. The exhibition will pay tribute to Mervyn Moriarty, founder of the Flying Arts School and the Brisbane Institute of Art. It will feature Moriarty’s works from the sixties to the … Read more

Looking for Queensland: the poetry and magic of ephemeral evidence III

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Clyde ‘s journey as the Siganto Foundation Fellow seeking ‘Queensland’ is gathering momentum as the ephemeral evidence accumulates. Continuing on, scrutinizing the fragments, the temporary bits and pieces lying along the margins of state, of place, the hypotheses of the here and there… I apologise for the number of watercraft, prewrecks, perhaps even priorsinkings that … Read more

Looking for Queensland: the poetry and magic of ephemeral evidence II

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Siganto Foundation Fellow Clyde McGill continues his journey, seeking to define Queensland poetically using ephemeral evidence. With water slopping over the stern I realise that aow and i are viewing something other than Timor leste, we haven’t emulated Ian Fairweather’s voyage, even if our raft is similar, we collected coal floating near Mackay, fallen from … Read more

Looking for Queensland: the poetry and magic of ephemeral evidence

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Siganto Foundation Fellow Clyde McGill shares his thoughts as he begins a journey seeking to discover the changing elements that define Queensland. The river approach to the Library is my favorite, it seems to fit my Fellowship project, meandering along talking to people, watching the sky, stumbling, picking up stuff, so far 56 fallen mangrove … Read more