In 2019, Metro Arts and people+artist+place produced the Brisbane City Council Temporary Art Program (TAP). TAP is a contemporary public art program that transforms public outdoor spaces across the city through temporary, creative activations. The program seeks to celebrate Brisbane’s community, environment and unique creative energy whilst providing exhibition and professional development opportunities to local artists.

The following activations occurred as part of TAP 2019.  


Open Actions is a weekend arts program centred around six participatory artworks that will reveal and revel in the richness of the Enoggera Reservoir.

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As the sun goes down, King Street will glow with a trail of light works by Ngugi woman, Elisa Jane Carmichael.

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Backyard Reckoning is an invitation to contemplate deeply – perhaps for the first time perhaps for the hundredth – your personal relationship to originary and ongoing colonisation.

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