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Carnival of the Animals The Incredible Book Eating Boy Big Bad Wolf Celebrity Concerts Aston’s Stones Still Awake Still! Wulamanayuwi and the Seven Pamanui Saltbush: Children’s Cheering Carpet Nursery The Courier-Mail Story Space Monster Hotel OOTB Keynote Address Under-age Stage Asia! State Library of Queensland Queensland Museum Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art More Free Activities

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OOTB Program lift-out guide Booking details

Monster sized imagination Every child has a monster sized imagination. It feeds on curiosity and serious fun. It’s a playful, extraordinary, thriving creature. Every monster imagination is different. There are gentle ones, there are wild ones. Some love music. Others love to dance. They all love to play. Some even ask questions...big, hard ones. But what they all have in common is this: A monster imagination is a child’s best friend. Together they can create the most wonderful things – ideas, artworks and stories to be cherished. This Out of the Box festival is designed for children and their monster sized imaginations. Use this brochure to design an entertaining day that you can all share together. It’s an experience that will feed your child’s monster sized potential! Brendan Ross Festival Director


WELCOME TO OUT OF THE BOX QPAC’s Out of the Box has entertained, inspired and captivated children for over twenty years. In 2014 it returns to QPAC to shine a spotlight on the world’s best arts and culture for children eight years and under. This year the program explores the many relationships children have with living creatures, both real and imaginary – human, animal, monster, friend. Out of the Box takes place across the Cultural Precinct, from its hub at QPAC to the State Library of Queensland, Queensland Museum and Queensland Art Gallery and GoMA. Since the festival’s inception in 1992, QPAC has provided national leadership in the area of early childhood arts education through Out of the Box. The festival is committed to informing and inspiring babies, children, parents, grandparents, care-givers, clinicians and teachers. It is built on the simple foundation that children matter and that arts rich experiences lead to a sense of unfolding discovery in children and adults alike. A creative and innovative economy is going to drive innovation and growth in the future. I hope that those children who participate in and create art during Out of the Box will be inspired to become some of our creative leaders in future generations. The Hon. Ian Walker MP Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts

Children matter. Out of the Box is a festival that celebrates that fact and encourages children to voice their opinions and stories, participate in and create artworks, to be naturally curious and to play. Now in its 22nd year, Out of Box provides a remarkable line-up of the country’s best artists and companies in a rich program that incorporates a range of free events and activities. QPAC has partnered with our Cultural Precinct colleagues for an immersive experience for families across the Precinct. We thank them for their on-going support for the Festival and the expertise they offer in children’s arts literacy. QPAC and QUT co-present this year’s Symposium – the International Teaching Artists Conference (ITAC). ITAC joins artists and teachers in conversation with their international colleagues over 3 days. As a former teacher, I believe this event will be one of intense learning and discussion and I am proud we will be hosting world experts working at the forefront of arts education. For everyone at QPAC, Out of the Box is a treasured event on our calendar. I invite you and your families to take a step into the imagination of a child through Out of the Box and experience one of QPAC’s most loved events. John Kotzas Chief Executive Queensland Performing Arts Centre

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WHEN: 25 June to 2 July (excl 27 June), 10.30am & 1pm VENUE: Lyric Theatre, QPAC DURATION: 45 minutes STYLE: Circus, multimedia, theatre, music BOOKINGS: See page 14

AGE: 3-8 YEARS

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Carnival of the Animals

WORLD PREMIERE

Internationally acclaimed circus company, Circa, famed for their inventiveness, precision, and creativity, bring the joy of the animal kingdom to the Lyric Theatre stage in this physical theatre extravaganza. A blend of circus, multimedia and music, Carnival of the Animals is a magical reinvention of the classic music by French composer, Camille Saint-Saëns. Depicting creatures from land, sea and sky, Circa’s performers take children and their adults on a safari through the lives of the tortoise, the elephant, the kangaroo, the swan, the life aquatic and many other beasts.

Featuring large digital projections and huge silk swathes, the stage is transformed into a series of wonderous animal habitats, while performers stun audiences with acrobatic feats and aerial skills. It’s an exuberant celebration of life on earth and the power of our bodies to express who we really are. Produced by Circa and QPAC’s Out of the Box Directed by Yaron Lifschitz Commissioned by Out of the Box Photo by Dylan Evans

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AGE: 3-8 YEARS

Like many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesn’t like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books... if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows. And the more he eats, the smarter he gets. He’s on his way to being the smartest boy in the world, but one day he feels sick to his stomach. And the information is so jumbled up inside, he can’t digest it! Can Henry find a way to enjoy books without using his teeth? A cast of three performers use theatre, song, movement and beautiful puppetry to bring Oliver Jeffers’ quirky, much loved story to life on stage. It’s good enough to eat! WHEN: 25, 27, 29 June & 2 July, 10am & 12pm. 26, 28 June & 1 July, 10am, 12pm & 2pm VENUE: Playhouse, QPAC STYLE: Theatre DURATION: 50 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

A play by Maryam Master Based on the book by Oliver Jeffers published by HarperCollins Children’s Books A CDP Production


BIG BAD WOLF He’s the most misunderstood character in fairytale history. Put simply he has no friends. But then he does have incredibly sharp teeth, yellow eyes and his own ideas about personal hygiene, and he is the infamous Big Bad Wolf after all. Luckily one girl is brave enough to double check this wolf’s bad press and an unlikely friendship is born.

AGE: 4-8 YEARS From the internationally acclaimed children’s theatre company that brought us Grug comes this brand new Australian production. Featuring two of our favourite fairytale characters, this hilarious, table-turning tale will have you wondering why you were so scared in the first place. By Matthew Whittet, directed by Rosemary Myers A Windmill Theatre production

WHEN: 25 June to 2 July (excl 30 June), 10.30am & 12.30pm VENUE: Cremorne Theatre, QPAC STYLE: Theatre DURATION: 50 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14 Photo by Tony Lewis

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Celebrity Concerts Justine Clarke I Am A...Band

Jay Laga’aia Jay’s Place

WHEN: 28 June, 10am & 1.30pm

WHEN: 29 June, 10am & 1.30pm

VENUE: Concert Hall, QPAC

VENUE: Concert Hall, QPAC

DURATION: 40 minutes

DURATION: 40 minutes

BOOKINGS: See page 14

BOOKINGS: See page 14

WORLD PREMIERE Sing and dance along to the songs from Justine’s ARIA Award winning album A Little Day Out, along with other Australian favourites from the Justine collection, including Watermelon, Dinosaur Roar and I Like To Sing. I Am A...Band is a musical celebration of all that we can be…join in!

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Jay Laga’aia, one of Australia’s most loved children’s presenters, is bringing a brand new show to Out of the Box. An all singing, all dancing show, including songs and much loved nursery rhymes from his latest bestselling and ARIA nominated album, Ten in the Bed. Come to Jay’s Place and let your imagination run wild!


AGE: ALL AGES

KATIE NOONAN & ZAC HURREN SING A RAINBOW

Sing a colour... Hear a feeling... Be a rainbow! Join Katie and Zac in a world of discovering sounds, colours and feelings. Bring your voice and body as your instrument and write songs with them that help paint your world. YOU can sing a rainbow and we can’t wait to hear what yours sounds like!

In his signature safari suit, Sam invites littlies to explore their world through rhythm, music and movement. Performing original songs from his Nick Jr show Play Along with Sam, kids will be encouraged to explore Sam’s colourful world through music and movement.

WHEN: 30 June, 10am & 1.30pm

WHEN: 1 July, 10am & 1.30pm VENUE: Concert Hall, QPAC DURATION: 40 minutes

VENUE: Concert Hall, QPAC DURATION: 40 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

BOOKINGS: See page 14

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Aston’s Stones A story about a little dog who wants to take care of all the stones he can find. Aston takes his stones home to his warm and cosy bed. As Aston’s life is gradually taken over by stones, he needs to find them new homes. Swedish company, Teater Pero, reflects on the capacity of young children to show love and empathy, and reminds us how important it is to appreciate the value of small things – even little stones.

WHEN: 27 June to 2 July 10am & 12pm VENUE: Concert Hall Foyer, QPAC STYLE: Theatre, music DURATION: 30 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

From a book by Lotta Geffenblad. Adaptation by Baura L Magnúsdóttir together with the Teater Pero ensemble.

AGE: 3-6 YEARS

Still Awake Still! Miss Ivory Tinklefinger, Queen of Sleep, sings audiences to sleep, but tonight her piano has a mind of its own. Her lullabies come alive – and the consequences are wild! What’s going on? Can she resist the urge to play? And what will she create with the magic her music has unleashed? A strikingly original, strangely beautiful and wildly funny show, with mayhem worthy of the Marx Brothers. WHEN: 25 to 27 June, 10am & 1.30pm VENUE: Concert Hall, QPAC STYLE: Comedy, cabaret, music DURATION: 50 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

A production by Jump Leads and Jessica Wilson. Written by Jessica Wilson with the collaborating artists. 8 OUT OF THE BOX 2014

Photo by Elizabeth Honey

AGE: 4-8 YEARS


AGE: 6-8 YEARS

Wulamanayuwi and the Seven Pamanui

WHEN: 26 June, 11.30am 27 to 28 June, 11.30am & 2.30pm VENUE: Studio 2, QPAC STYLE: Theatre, puppetry DURATION: 70 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

A feast of colour, myth and magic from the Tiwi Islands. Mixing the enchanting tradition of European fairytales with characters and Creation stories of the Tiwi Islands, experience a very Tiwi twist to a much-loved Brothers Grimm tale; a modern and layered Aboriginal adventure story. Using song, puppetry and the language and rhyme of the Tiwi Islands, enjoy a unique spin on a classic tale of good, evil and redemption. By Jason De Santis. Directed by Eamon Flack. Originally produced by Darwin Festival. Toured by Performing Lines for Blak Lines.

Saltbush Children’s Cheering Carpet. Saltbush is an exquisite interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia, celebrated through live dance, music, song, digital projections and stories. Join two friends from different Aboriginal backgrounds as they cross Australia on foot. Using sensors and infra-red image technology, children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers as the landscape unfolds around them, providing a unique immersive experience where the audience can become part of this visually beautiful journey. WHEN: 25 June to 2 July, 11am & 1pm VENUE: Studio 1, QPAC STYLE: Dance, visual theatre, audience-participatory DURATION: 50 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

By Compagnia TPO and Insite Arts. A co-production with Teatro Metastasio della Toscana.

AGE: 4-8 YEARS

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Nursery SUPPORTED BY C&K WORLD PREMIERE Enter the Nursery, a safe and special play space where delight is devised moment by moment and where babies and performers together create beauty and connection. Presented by two dancers and a musician and developed through extensive research into ways in which babies and their adults tune into one another, Nursery offers an immersive experience of dance and music, carefully designed to invite the babies’ investigation of the people, objects, movements, sounds and wordscapes within it.

AGE: 4-18 MONTHS

WHEN: 25 June to 2 July (excl 27 June), 10am & 1pm VENUE: Tony Gould Gallery, QPAC STYLE: Music, theatre DURATION: 40 minutes BOOKINGS: See page 14

A I L M S R t E o I R ry U O SP C Enter The Courier-Mail Story Space to hear books read by much-loved Queensland personalities. Create, share and listen to stories while activating little brains and big imaginations. Take the story seat and tell your own tales. Create story-play inspired by the books and objects around you. WHEN: Daily, 9.30am to 2pm VENUE: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank STYLE: Playspace, reading area FREE ACTIVITY: No bookings required. Space is limited.

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AGE: ALL AGES

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WORLD PREMIERE Australian artist, Hiromi Tango, will weave with you a magical experience on the Cultural Forecourt, creating an eye-catching large-scale sculpture. In this FREE playspace, children use Hiromi’s art magic recipes and materials to create their own artworks that are added to the installation. Children interact with colour, texture, and imaginative installation techniques. WHEN: Daily, 9.30am to 2pm VENUE: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank STYLE: Exhibition, activity FREE ACTIVITY: No bookings required. Space is limited.

Commissioned by Out of the Box.

QUT Pop-up Playspaces

AGE: 3-8 YEARS

Photo by Greg Piper

Look out for our FREE pop-up playspaces spread around the festival site. Specially created by QUT’s Early Childhood Education students, they may seem like little play sites for little people, but they are really for monster sized imaginations! OUT OF THE BOX 2014 11


DAILY SCHEDule THEATRE Carnival of the Animals The Incredible Book Eating Boy Big Bad Wolf Aston's Stones Still Awake Still! Saltbush Wulamanayuwi and the Seven Pananui Nursery CONCERTS Justine Clarke Jay Laga’aia Katie Noonan + Zac Hurren Sam Moran FREE ACTIVITIES The Courier-Mail Story Space Monster Hotel QUT Pop-up Playspaces Under-age Stage Asia! Alphabet Beasts and Creatures Letters Alive! An Interactive Alphabet Exhibition P is for Play! Toddler Program Playbox The Wishing Tree Henna Hands Gong Garden WORKSHOPS Japanese Drumming Bollywood Dancing Where the wild things paint 0 - 4 yrs Where the wild things paint 4 - 8 yrs Illustration and Alliteration workshop Typography Design workshop Songs of the Sonar EXHIBITIONS Deep Oceans Jemima Wyman Pattern Bandits SYMPOSIUM Out of the Box 2014 Keynote Address

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THEATRE TICKETS: $25* each

(Carnival of the Animals, Still Awake Still!, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Big Bad Wolf, Saltbush, Aston’s Stones, Wulamanayuwi and the Seven Pamanui)

FAMILY THEATRE TICKETS: $20* each for a family of 4+ NURSERY TICKETS: $25* For participating child and parent/carer. Additional parent or child viewing participation $10* each CELEBRITY CONCERTS: $39* each (Justine Clarke, Jay Laga’aia, Sam Moran and Katie Noonan)

Check outoftheboxfestival.com.au for booking details for State Library of Queensland, Queensland Museum and the Keynote Address. See page 21 for Queensland Art Gallery bookings. Japanese Drumming and Bollywood Dancing are FREE. Schools can book into sessions via QPAC Group Sales on 07 3840 7466.

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ONLINE: outoftheboxfestival.com.au PHONE: 136 246 IN PERSON: at one of the qtix outlets SCHOOL GROUPS: Groups of 10+: $20† (1 teacher ticket free per 10 students). Call QPAC Group Sales on (07) 3840 7466 or email groups@qpac.com.au. A $14 transaction fee applies to school group bookings

Free off-peak (from 8.30am) for children eight years and under travelling to the Festival and one free ticket per adult with two or more children. Valid only between 25 June to 2 July during off-peak travel. Show your OOTB ticket at the station. Schools call QPAC Group Sales for details.

Getting to Out of the Box WALK: From the city across the Victoria Bridge BUS: to Cultural Centre Busway Station TRAIN: To South Brisbane Station, opposite QPAC on Grey Street CITYCAT: To South Bank Ferry Terminal in South Bank Parklands TAXI: To the taxi set-down and pick-up area on the Grey Street side of QPAC CAR: Via Melbourne Street, Victoria Bridge or Grey Street PARKING: Riverside Carpark, QPAC – enter from Stanley Street. Art Gallery/Museum and State Library of Queensland – enter from Stanley Place. Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre – enter from Merivale Street or Grey Street. South Bank Parklands – enter from Grey Street. For bus, train and ferry timetable information call TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit translink.com.au.

*$6.20 fee applies per transaction

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second international TEACHING ARTIST

The second International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC2) is co-presented by QPAC’s Out of the Box and QUT Creative Industries. The Conference provides an opportunity for teaching artists to share, demonstrate and develop teaching artistry from across the globe. Calls for participation are open to teaching artists, producers, community cultural development workers, cultural animateurs, educators, and arts professionals. WHEN: 1 to 3 July VENUE: Various venues at QUT and QPAC STYLE: Conference DURATION: 3 day participative conference BOOKINGS: Visit itac2.org.au

AGE: ADULTS

Out of the Box 2014 Keynote Address Russell Granet, Executive Director of the Lincoln Center Education (New York), the educational cornerstone of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, US. Russell will explore the concept of Imaginative Learning, begun in 1975 and experienced by over 20 million teachers, school administrators, parents, community members, teaching artists, pre-service teachers, university professors, and artists. Russell Granet will be introduced by QPAC’s Scholar in Residence and QUT Chair in Arts Education Professor Judith McLean. WHEN: 2 July, 2.30pm VENUE: Concert Hall, QPAC STYLE: Lecture DURATION: 40 minutes plus Q & A session BOOKINGS: Free event, bookings essential. See page 14.

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AGE: ALL AGES

Under-Age Stage ASIA! The Under-age Stage Asia! is the place to visit for FREE entertainment throughout the festival.

Experience traditional and contemporary culture through song, dance and interactive programs. Take a tour through Asia at the Under-age Stage Asia! WHEN: 25 June to 2 July, 11am to 1pm VENUE: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank STYLE: Music, dance, movement FREE EVENT: No bookings required. Keep an eye on the website for the full program.

Presented in partnership with Brisbane City Council

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AGE: 4-8 YEARS

Bollywood Dancing

japanese Drumming

Bollywood is loved the world over for its colourful and expressive interpretation of stories through song and dance. Get your kids moving with a workshop by Dance Masala, to learn the iconic moves that makes these movies so popular.

Learn how to play the awe-inspiring taiko drum with members of Australia’s TaikOz. Enjoy this unique experience that will allow you to feel the awesome power of the taiko, the vitality of the rhythm and the fun of making music in a group. Learn basic technique and a short piece of music and unleash your creativity in this unique drumming workshop.

WHEN: 25 June to 2 July, 9.10am & 9.40am VENUE: Under-age Stage Asia! STYLE: Music, dance, movement, workshop DURATION: 20 minutes FREE WORKSHOP: No bookings required, group bookings available, see page 14. Space limited.

Presented in partnership with Brisbane City Council

WHEN: 25 June to 2 July, 10.10am, 10.40, 1.10pm & 1.40pm VENUE: Under-age Stage Asia! STYLE: Music, movement, workshop DURATION: 20 minutes FREE WORKSHOP: No bookings required, group bookings available, see page 14. Space limited.

Presented in partnership with Brisbane City Council

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State Library of Queensland

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Letters Alive! An interactive alphabet exhibition

AGE: ALL AGES

The State Library Studio is filled with a colossal collection of babbling, prattling and muttering letters. Walk your way from A past P all the way to X, Y, Z in this very noisy dictionary. Over the festival these letters will be transformed as you add your alphabet beasts and creatures to the collage. WHEN: Daily, 10am to 3pm VENUE: The Studio, Level 1, State Library of Queensland FREE. No bookings required.

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Alphabet Beasts and Creatures

AGE: ALL AGES

The letter C is sprouting claws, T enormous teeth, L is chasing M around and N has hairy feet. Join the production line at the amazing beasts and creatures printing press to build your own alphabet creature for inclusion in the ABC Book. WHEN: Daily, 10am to 3pm VENUE: Knowledge Walk, Level 1, State Library of Queensland FREE. No bookings required. Space limited.


Illustration and Alliteration workshop

AGE: 5-8 YEARS

Carefully craft a creature filled commentary about Awkward Aardvark or the Bamboozled Bumble Bee then draw delightful designs to fill the pages of the ABC book. Come along to this workshop with expert illustrators and wordsmiths and your creation may find itself on the pages of SLQ’s ABC book. WHEN: 25, 26 & 27 June, 10am & 12.30pm VENUE: Meeting Room 1B, Level 1, State Library of Queensland DURATION: 90 minutes FREE. Bookings required. See page 14.

Where the wild things paint A smear here, a blotch there and the great big bubbly mess goes where? Step inside the wild things lab and experiment with the properties of paint to create an alphabetical mural of monstrous proportions. WHEN: Daily Ages 0-4: 10am & 12.30pm Ages 4-8: 11.15am & 1.45pm VENUE: The Parlour, Level 1, State Library of Queensland DURATION: 45 minutes FREE. Bookings required. See page 14.

Typography design workshop

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The alphabet comes in all shapes and sizes. 5-8 YEARS Join our professional designer for a playful look at letters, then help design and make a brand new font specially for the pages of SLQ’s ABC book. WHEN: Wed 25 & Thu 26 Jun, 10am & 12pm VENUE: Asia Pacific Design Library, Level 2, State Library of Queensland DURATION: 60 minutes FREE. Bookings required. Space limited. See page 14.

P is for Play!

AGE: ALL AGES

Come on an alphabetical adventure in The Corner, State Library’s creative play space for children birth through 8. Dive into a world where simple letters transform into whimsical words and intriguing ideas provide never-ending possibilities to play. WHEN: Daily, 10am to 3pm (Artsworker Playdate 10am to 12pm) VENUE: The Corner, Level 1, State Library of Queensland FREE

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queensland museum Deep Oceans

AGE: ALL AGES

Journey deep below the Earth’s surface to a dark and mysterious world. Come face to face with a giant squid, experiment with hands-on activities, step inside a life-size replica of a bathysphere and follow the Octonauts trail as you discover what life is like for creatures in the world’s Deep Oceans. WHEN: 28 March to 6 October, 9.30am to 5pm VENUE: Level 3, Queensland Museum. BOOKINGS: $12.00 (incl. booking fee). Adults at children’s prices. School bookings available, call (07) 3840 7608.

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Songs of the Sonar

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4-8 YEARS Grab a torch to explore the cavernous underwater realm of mystical sea songstress, Deepstaria Enigmatica. Enigmatica Wander into the abode of this human jellyfish to learn about her deep ocean friends, feasts and features. Become part of her Ocean Floor Orchestra as she captures your vocal noises to create an aquatic opus! Emerge from the underwater cave and create your own mysterious glow-in-the-dark ocean creature, like a bejewelled ice fish, a snot flower worm, or spikey feathered sea-dragon.

WHEN: 25 June to 4 July, 10.15am; 11.45am; 1.15pm VENUE: INVENTory, Level 4, Queensland Museum. DURATION: 45 mins BOOKINGS: $16.50 (incl. booking fee). Adults free when accompanying their child. See page 14. 20 OUT OF THE BOX 2014


t ar rn de mo of y er ll Ga | y er ll ga t ar nd queensla Jemima Wyman: Pattern Bandits

AGE: ALL AGES

Los Angeles-based Australian artist Jemima Wyman shares her interests in the relationships between pattern, people and architecture with young visitors through the immersive exhibition Pattern Bandits. Children can enter this brightly coloured and highly patterned world and explore different patterns − kaleidoscopes, tessellations, camouflage, harlequin − with specially designed hands-on and multimedia activities.

AGE: 18 months to 4 years

TODDLER PROGRAM

Toddlers, together with their parents and carers, will have fun while learning about art in these sessions of the popular QAGOMA Toddler program. Exploring the Out of the Box theme animal, monster, creature, friend, children will engage with an artwork from the Gallery’s Collection through specially designed games, storytelling and activities. WHEN: 30 June, 10am and 11am VENUE: Gallery of Modern Art FREE. Book at qagoma.qld.gov.au/kids/programs

WHEN: 5 April to 2 November, 10am to 5pm VENUE: Children’s Art Centre (Park Level), Gallery of Modern Art FREE. qagoma.qld.gov.au/kids

Young visitors participating in the Toddler Tuesday program exploring Kohei Nawa’s PixCell-Double Deer#4 2010 / Purchased 2010 with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / QAGOMA Photography

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AGE: ALL AGES

Playbox QPAC’s Melbourne Street Green will be transformed into an imaginative play space. Children are free to imagine, invent and play on the outdoor stage using costumes, props and objects. This is a space for serious fun and imaginative playmaking. WHEN: Daily, 9.30am to 2pm VENUE: Melbourne Street Green, QPAC FREE ACTIVITY: No bookings required.

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AGE: ALL AGES

Henna Hands The act of using henna to adorn the body for significant life celebrations is a tradition very popular in Indian culture. Take inspiration from this ancient practice and create your own decorative design to take home as a special reminder of Out of the Box. WHEN: Daily, 9.30am to 2pm VENUE: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank FREE ACTIVITY: No bookings required. Space limited.

Gong Garden

Take a n evocativ ncient an d e journey through a garden of a o ns b ea u nsati ti f u l g o e s , s d n an d n g s a n d s in g se d ing bowls. Discover the sou p h il o provi sophy m i n i m us n o i f these fascinat ll . ic al p ing instruments and jo A sk i l e l ay w it h a h internationally acclaimed gong ar tist Mic WHEN: Daily, 9.30am to 2pm VENUE: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank FREE ACTIVITY: No bookings required.

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Playgroup association of queensland

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Out of the Box team

Festival Director: Brendan Ross Executive Producer: Brett Howe Scholar in Residence: Professor Judith McLean Producers: Janelle Christofis, Paul Dellit, Jenny Hodgson, Simon Woods Project Officers: Anna McGeoch, Sally McRae, Kate Usher Campaign Manager, Marketing: Cathy de Silva Publicity Manager: Cindy Ullrich Partnerships Manager: Sian Balogh Volunteers Coordinator: Shantal Wallace Executive Chef: Anthony Fullerton Manager – Patron Services: Kim Davis Front of House Services Manager: Tracey Nicklin Manager – Production Services: Chris Philippi Production Manager, Programming: Graham Menzies Production Manager, OOTB: Chris Horne Curatorial Advisor: Louise Gough Safety and Security Manager: Ray Green Principal Finance Officer: Cheryl Western Ticketing & Client Services Manager: Robyn Gander Senior Group Sales Coordinator: Jan Murphy Manager – Information Communication & Technology: Neil Coulson Digital Marketing Manager: Veronica Irons Web Developer: Ben Wong Festival Designer: Maria Cleary QPAC Graphic Designer: Liz Wilson Graphic Artwork & Website: JSAcreative Illustrator: Lucia Masciullo Original artwork concept: John Danalis Font design: Denise Bentulan

QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE Chair: Chris Freeman AM Deputy Chair: Rhonda White Trustees: Simon Gallaher, Sophie Mitchell, Mick Power AM, Maggi Sietsma AM Executive Staff Chief Executive: John Kotzas Director – Presenter Services: Ross Cunningham Director – Marketing: Roxanne Hopkins Director – Corporate Services: Kieron Roost Director – Patron Services: Tony Smith Associate Director – Programming: Deborah Murphy Associate Director – Presenter Services: Bill Jessop Associate Director – Human Resources: Alicia Dodds Associate Director – Strategy: Rebecca Lamoin Associate Director – Finance and Business: Michael Stout Associate Director – Ticketing: Chris Holder The Queensland Performing Arts Trust is a statutory body of the State of Queensland and is partially funded by the Queensland Government The Honourable Ian Walker MP Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Director-General, Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts: Sue Rickerby

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