GIANTS AMONG US

BY IMAGINARY THEATRE
PRESENTED BY METRO ARTS

Delivered as part of Brisbane City Council’s Temporary Art Program 2020.

Giants Among Us is a sound and video installation that transforms inaccessible surfaces into urban playgrounds, illuminating public spaces with epic images of our smallest citizens and filling the airwaves with small voices telling of big ideas.

Passers-by become audience as they bear witness to gentle giants sharing an invitation to pause, watch and listen. Towering above passers-by, children peer, play and pace, asking audiences the question; do you notice us now?

Created in collaboration with children through a series of exploratory workshops, Giants Among Us is a reflection on Article 13 of the UN Convention on the rights of the Child, which states that “the child shall have the right to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds”.

KEY CREATIVES

Thom Browning – Creator

Image by Alison Caeiro.

DATES

1 – 15 February 2020

OPEN TIMES

1 February, 6 – 10pm
2 & 9 February, 10am – 4pm
3 & 10 February – Closed
4 – 8 February, 10am – 10pm
11 – 15 February, 10am – 10pm

WHERE

Carriageway
Metro Arts

THE ARTIST

THOM BROWNING

Thom Browning is an artist and producer based in Brisbane. A specialist in the creation of contemporary arts experiences for and with children, his practice spans theatre, installation, music, creative technology, and arts learning. Thom is the Artistic Director of Imaginary Theatre and an Associate Director at Punchdrunk (UK). 

Imaginary Theatre is a Brisbane company creating inspiring art and arts experiences for children aged 0-12 and their communities. Imaginary engage children and families in contemporary multi-art form experiences that excite imaginations, inspire creative responses, & empower children to collaboratively think, make & do as key contributors to their communities. Over 100,000 people have seen or participated in Imaginary projects since 2006 in Queensland, nationally, & internationally. 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS