December 2016 Update: ‘Black paintings’ (PhD works shown in the Queensland Museum Archive, March 2016)

An additional series of 3 large scale Black paintings arose from the painting Extinct Kangaroo Island emu, that formed part of the Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian bird specimens) series shown to the public during the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016. These paintings are an emotive, larger-than-life connection to the famous examples of international bird extinctions from known anthropogenic causes: The Passenger […]

June 2016 News: New acquisition to the UQAM Collection: Emma Lindsay ‘Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian birds)’

When I made my Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian birds) for my practice-led research PhD, it was my intention to keep the flock together, ideally to be held in a public institution where any member of the public could visit and see the ‘specimens’ for themselves. The 29 life-scale paintings were shown at the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016 and were […]

It’s a wrap: ‘Extinction project’, 9-13 March at World Science Festival Brisbane 2016, Queensland Museum.

A huge thank you to all the people who visited the Extinction project at the Queensland Museum last week! Early statistics indicate 114,000 visitors came to the 5 day festival, with 62,000 people passing through the museum during the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016, and science advocates like Sylvia Earle, Brian Greene, and Alan Alda wandered past the ‘On a wing’ program while […]

Emma Lindsay: Extinction Project opens as part of ‘On a Wing’ program @ World Science Festival Brisbane 2016, Queensland Museum 10-13 March.

The Extinction Project is now up! Come and see over 4 years of practice-led PhD research into my extinction flock of 29 extinct Australian bird specimens (full species and sub species) sourced from global natural history museum archives. All together under the one roof for the first time at the ‪#‎Queenslandmuseum‬ ‪#‎Onawing‬ ‪#‎Streetscience‬‪ #‎WorldScienceFestivalBrisbane‬ 2016. Artist talks will take […]

2016 Exhibition News: Emma Lindsay’s ‘ Extinction Project’ at World Science Festival Brisbane, Queensland Museum 9-13 March.

The first public exhibition of Brisbane-based artist Emma Lindsay’s Extinction Project will be held as part of the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane, 9-13 March 2016 at the Queensland Museum.  This will be the first time the festival has been held outside of New York City. The World Science Festival brings together great minds in science and the arts to produce live and […]

August news 2015: ’22 extinct birds’ to be shown at Heiser Gallery in Oct 15

Pleased to announce the ’22 extinct birds’ installation made at Point B in NYC Oct/Nov 2014, will be exhibited at Heiser Gallery, Brisbane in my Hunter/hunted show this October 2015. These works were shown as part of a one-on-one NYC pop-up subway project during my Point B residency, with strangers and artists met over the […]

December News: Decennalia exhibition, Heiser Gallery Brisbane.

A new painting Hunter/hunted (cheetah & polar bear) is currently part of the ten year anniversary exhibition at the Heiser Gallery, Brisbane. For all enquiries please contact Bruce Heiser or Miriam Carter at the gallery. http://www.heisergallery.com.au/current.html This will be the last exhibition news for 2014- wishing everyone a happy holiday season. See you in 2015. e x […]

Jan News: Featured artist on Art World Women NOW

Today, three recent paintings from my Extinction Project have been featured on the Artworldwomen.com website. Established by Melbourne artist, Claire Bridge, the New on Wednesday (NOW) feature is designed to introduce the current work of contemporary women artists. To see the post, please follow the link: http://artworldwomen.com/category/new-on-wednesday-now/emma-lindsay/ Extinction Project :  Posted on AWW NOW 22/1/14. Text: Emma Lindsay. “I’ve […]