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Visitors participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Visitors participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Kaylene Whiskey Super Party 2022

Kaylene Whiskey often paints herself and her heroes having fun in the remote Indigenous community where she lives.

In Super Party, children can use coloured pencils and collage shapes to create a party picture, featuring their heroes.

Visitors participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Visitors participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Tony Albert Warakurna Warriors 2018

Warakurna Warriors invites children to create their own digital superhero identity and costume.

This activity was inspired by Tony Albert’s photographic series ‘Warakurna Superheroes’ (made in collaboration with children from Warakurna in Western Australia).

Play Warakurna Warriors
A visitor participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

A visitor participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Gordon Hookey Make A Roo 2013

Gordon Hookey’s story The Sacred Hill follows four kangaroos on a quest to reclaim their home.

In the mask-making activity Make a Roo, children can take on their own heroic kangaroo persona and have their photo taken on The Sacred Hill.

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Visitors participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Visitors participating in an activity as part of ‘Superpowered’, Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / Photograph: K Bennett © QAGOMA

Vincent Namatjira Power Portraits 2018

Vincent Namatjira paints portraits of important historical figures (including international heads of state and Australian politicians).

Power Portraits invites children to place themselves within a virtual portrait and adopt ‘power icons’ inspired by the artist’s paintings.