MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art – Young Artists Gallery

WHAT

Museum of Contemporary Art including the Young Artists Gallery, MOCA Annexe and MOCA Cafe.

A private museum dedicated to contemporary art exhibtions, events and acquisitions.

Director, James Baker

Young Artists Gallery, 23 Manning Street, South Brisbane- entrance was through MOCA Cafe.

 

WHEN

1987-1994

 

WHERE

164 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane.

 

WHY

MOCA was one of the only major Queensland institutions during the years 1987-1994 to actively support artist-runs in both its exhibition and acquisitions policies. Artist-run motivated exhibitions including Imagine That (1987), and Ice, Fire and the Empire (6-30 November 1987). Director james Baker opened the Young Artists Gallery to assist with increased exhibition and professional development opportunities for emerging artists in (circa) 1988.

 

LINKS

http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/13284833

Ice, Fire and The Empire, Adam Boyd (poster)

http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/21449069?q=subject%3A%22Boyd%2C+Adam%2C+1962-+–+Exhibitions.%22&c=picture&versionId=25685546

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