All over the world artists are joining forces to respond to climate change and its devastating effects on our environment and communities – extremes and adaptations have now become our new muse.
Soprano and performance maker Jenna Robertson experienced bushfire and evacuations in the Gold Coast Hinterland in 2019. After the fire, a creative outpouring and engagement with community gave birth to an opera in development called Spirit Orphan which explores her migrant identity in relationship to colonised land. Jenna will perform original music composed for this project by Dr Corrina Bonshek with libretto by Jenna, Alexandra Dunn and the Beechmont and Lower Beechmont community.
Scottish-Australian Jenna Robertson is an independent artist based in Queensland, Australia with an interest in the evolution of humanity and social justice. Jenna currently balances a national portfolio of work...View Profile
The Nucleus our brand new licensed bar will be open late afternoon and into the night.
Arrive early as there is limited capacity and we don’t want you to be disappointed.
All events at The Nucleus are general admission and as such seats cannot be reserved.
Where is The Nucleus?
The Nucleus, River Plaza, Queensland Cultural Centre is located near the entrance to the Queensland Art Gallery, Level 2, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane.
Are you old enough?
This is a licensed venue so bring along your ID to show at the entry and at the bar. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Can I buy food?
Yes! The Nucleus will be offering light food options.
What if it’s raining?
The Nucleus is undercover but if in doubt check our website for any last minute changes.
This is an outdoor event and the World Science Festival Brisbane ensures that its venues are as physically accessible as possible. The precinct is relatively flat with a mix of grass and paved surfaces. To discuss your individual needs and to book any access services, please contact us.
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