BrisAsia Festival – Convergence: The Science, Art & Spirit of Compassion

2.30PM Sun 25 Feb 2018
GOMA | River Lounge | Free

Convergence: The Science, Art & Spirit of Compassion is an immersive meditation performance that will see local Koto master Takako Haggarty Nishiburi working in collaboration with Queensland Symphony Orchestra bassist Justin Bullock, guitarist/composer Dr Anthony Garcia and clinical psychologist and co-director of the UQ Compassion Mind Research Group Dr Stan Steindl. Awaken the compassion within through guided meditations and improvised music.

Following, Convergence, join Tarun Nagesh, Associate Curator, Asian & Pacific Art, QAGOMA, for a floor talk in 'The Long Story', an exhibition exploring themes and practices that have shaped the Gallery's Asian and Pacific Art Collection, including new acquisitions, seminal holdings, historical artefacts, and works acquired throughout the history of 'The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' (APT).

This event is part of BrisAsia Festival, an annual festival that showcases contemporary and traditional Asian arts and cultural events, programs and initiatives.