Brisbane Festival, King Street and Brisbane City Council present

Evening Lights by Elisa Jane Carmichael


15 - 28 Sept | King Street


"I think it’s important to share my family's stories, life and other cultural aspects with others so they can gain knowledge of the past and celebrate our ways of life." Elisa Jane Carmichael

As the sun goes down, the pavement along King Street will light up with new artwork created by Ngugi woman Elisa Jane Carmichael, inspired by the poetry of Aboriginal writer Oodgeroo Noonuccal. It explores dusk and the element of fire as well as her own cultural identity and heritage.

The work will be complemented by an exhibition, guided tours, spoken-word poetry sessions, and workshops for kids and adults.

Evening Lights Installation
15 - 28 September 2019 Each evening from 5pm - 10pm
Along the sidewalk on King Street.

Evening Lights Exhibition
15 - 28 September 2019 Each day from 9am - 5pm
The Window - Machinery Street Galleries (corner of Machinery Street and Constance Street).

Guided tour with Curators
16 & the 23 September 2019 6pm
Meet outside the Rydges hotel on King Street.

Poetry by Light
18 & 25 September 2019 6pm
Meet outside the Rydges hotel on King Street. 

Presented as a part of Brisbane City Council's Temporary Art Program 2019, this project has been produced by Metro Arts and people+artist+place, curated by BlakLash Projects and made possible through the support of Lendlease and Gilimbaa.

Suitable for all ages.
Metro Arts is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia council, its arts funding and advisory body. Metro Arts is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Environment and Science. Metro Arts is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
Photograph by Funky Munky, courtesy of the artist and Onespace Gallery.

This event concluded in 2019.

15 - 28 Sept

King Street

King Street
Bowen Hills
QLD 4006

Free Event

100% Visual Content

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