june, 2023

29jun01julThe Visual Field in BrisbaneIntensive for Young Artists


June 29 (Thursday) 10:00 am - July 1 (Saturday) 3:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time


Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

420 Brunswick Street

Event Details

Curious about a career in the arts after school or wanting to immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art? The Visual Fieldis a professional development program for young and emerging creatives (15-18yrs), delivered by Flying Arts Alliance and the Institute of Modern Art.

Meet artists and arts industry professionalsto explore career pathways and connect with likeminded teens. Gain real-world experience in engaging audiences on contemporary art by producing a piece of written or digital content. Participate in a range of activities during this three-day immersive, including exhibition tours, hands-on workshops, and panel discussions.   


Program materials will be supplied by Flying Arts and IMA. This weekend is fully catered with lunches and snacks.

Please bring:

  • A device, ideally a laptop or iPad suitable for writing
  • A hat and sunscreen
  • Enclosed shoes
  • Materials for writing, photographing or documenting your experience
  • Face masks are optional, but encouraged

Are you a regional, rural or remote student? Limited bursaries are available to cover the cost of participation. For more information please contact Madeline Brewer at programlead@flyingarts.org.au or call 07 3216 1322.

Please note The Visual Field is operating in two locations in 2023. Are you looking for our Rockhampton program that’s running in the April school holidays? You can find the page here.

Event Partner/s

Since 1975 the Institute of Modern Art has been the hub of Brisbane’s contemporary art scene, presenting an annual program of exhibitions, public programs, publications, and offsite programs by Queensland, Australian, and international artists. As one of Australia’s leading independent contemporary art spaces, our vision is to become a truly inclusive, sustainable, and future focused organisation. Through our artistic programs, which include exhibitions, publications, offsite projects, and public programs, we invest in the local, shape the national, and impact the international.   The IMA is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, and from the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council for the Arts, and through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian Federal, State, and Territory Governments.