Inspire60: Chris Saines

VIDEO: Director of Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art believes that an aviary of finches holds the secrets to inspiration and understanding contemporary art.
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The Finches – From here to ear (v. 13) 2010 by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

This month, Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) celebrates its tenth anniversary. It will also mark three years since Director Chris Saines returned to the Queensland Art Gallery and the delivery of his bold ‘Future Direction Statement’ just five months after his appointment.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina