John Mills Himself

    The John Mills Himself has a vibrant artist-run history from 1982-1987. The Entrepot collective of QUT architecture students moved into the rear studios of the John Mills Himself building in 1982, co-ordinated Mark Thomson this building in turn became a co-working space for 40 architecture students, artists, writers, designers and live music, a lively inner city creative precinct during the oppressive Bjelke Peterson regime when many heritage listed or potential heritage listed building were being demolished.

    WHAT

    ARIs located in the building.

     

    WHO

    ARIs including Entrepot, IMA Annexe, John Mills National, Artist Studios.

     

    WHEN

    1982-1991 (circa)

     

    WHERE

    40 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

     

    WHY

    Artist-run, inexpensive inner city rental

     

    NOTES

    Originally located in a light industrial precinct.

     

    LINKS

    http://www.yourbrisbanepastandpresent.com/2011/10/john-mills-himself.html

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