The Visual Field: Art Industry Insights for Teens

09apr(apr 9)9:00 am10(apr 10)3:00 pmThe Visual Field: Art Industry Insights for TeensIntensive for Young Artists


9 (Saturday) 9:00 am - 10 (Sunday) 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? Meet artists, curators, content creators, and industry professionals to explore diverse arts career pathways. This two-day face to face experience is delivered by Flying Arts in partnership with the Institute of Modern Art at the Judith Wright Arts Centre in Brisbane. You’ll learn about the industry, connect with other arty-teens, gain valuable art writing skills, and immerse yourself in the world of exciting contemporary art.

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

Please bring:

  • A hat and sunscreen
  • Enclosed shoes
  • Materials for writing, photographing or documenting your experience
  • Face mask

Program Outline:
Day 1
—Exhibition tour of the current Institute of Modern Art exhibition: This language that is every stone
—Engaging Audiences Online session: How to create meaningful digital content that is accessible and engaging for arts audiences
—Digital Content Creation session: Engage audiences with the This language that is every stone exhibition by applying artwork analysis and content creation skills
—Viewing of the Stayless exhibition at Pop Gallery

Day 2
—Studio visits with Outer Space Gallery artists
—Careers in the arts panel discussion with IMA and Flying Arts staff
—Presentation of digital content created

Applications close 5pm, Friday 1 April 2022

Please note: The Visual Field is not be offered as a residential program in 2022. All students must travel with a parent/guardian or teacher to participate in this program. Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation.

COVID safety advice:

In line with government guidelines Flying Arts and the IMA require anyone 16+ to show proof of vaccination or medical contradiction to participate. Flying Arts and IMA regularly review participant safety measures in line with current government advice. Flying Arts and IMA will communicate with all participants and their guardians ahead of time about the current safety measures in place.

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 or call 07 3216 1322.

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.