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An Immersive Exhibition Featuring Vast Webs Of Thread Is Hitting GOMA

By Ranyhyn Laine
21st Mar 2022

The Soul Trembles GOMA

If you can't get enough of the incredible large scale, immersive exhibitions that are becoming increasingly common visitors to Brisbane, we've got news for you: Chiharu Shiota’s epic exhibition ‘The Soul Trembles’ is finally coming to town after initially being slated for a visit in 2020.

From 18 June to 3 October, GOMA will house the breathtaking works from Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum that highlight 25 years of Shiota’s work across large-scale installations, sculpture, video performance, photography and drawing (the largest solo exhibition of her work to date). 

Chiharu Shiota thread artwork QAGOMA Brisbane

For the uninitiated, Chiharu Shiota is a Japanese installation artist who’s best known for her vast, room-sized webs of threads. Shiota links abstract networks with concrete everyday objects such as keys, windows, dresses, shoes, boats and suitcases to express the intangible: memories, anxiety, dreams and silence. 

The exhibition is a must-see, but if you can’t wait until June, you can make tracks to GOMA beforehand for ‘Water,’ which will see a massive riverbed take over a space at the gallery

The Details 

When: 18 June to 3 October, 2022
Where: GOMA, South Brisbane 
Find out more here

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Image credit: QAGOMA

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