2 edition of Expo "88 Brisbane found in the catalog.
Expo "88 Brisbane
Expo "88 (Brisbane, Qld.).
|Contributions||Calabrese, Omar., Demuro, Francesco., Commissariato generale per l"esposizione internazionale (Italy)|
|LC Classifications||T463.2.G1 I8 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||334 p. :|
|Number of Pages||334|
|LC Control Number||88164044|
Expo is popularly perceived as the catalyst for Brisbane’s ‘coming of age’. And, like most coming-of-age experiences, some of it was awkward. Expo was a product of its s environment: a time of big hair and big objects, when having an event meant having a spectacular. It was also a product of its place – arguably the wrong. Jackie is a prize-winning Australian writer with an abiding interest in culture that connects her work across forms and genres. She authored We’ll Show the World: Expo 88 (), which won two Queensland Literary Awards (the Queensland Premier’s Award for a Work of State Significance and the USQ History Book Award) and was shortlisted for a third (The Courier-Mail People’s Choice.
Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Expo 88 (Brisbane, Qld.) -- Pictorial works. Brisbane (Qld.) -- Exhibitions -- Pictorial works. Exhibition catalogs. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Expo '88 was held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from April 30 to Octo The theme of the fair was "Leisure in the Age of Technology" and it comemorated Australia's Bicentennial. The fair attracted more than 18 million visitors more than double the predicted million.
Photo top center: Ceremony at Brisbane's E , Brisbane City Council via Wikipedia Commons. Column Top: Official Souvenir Guidebook for Expo '88, Expo Authority. Column Below: Brisbane Expo Map, , Expo Authority. Other Histories of World's Fairs to Check Out. Quick List of All Expos 1st World's Fair in History London St. Louis. Six-Month Event. The major event of Australia's Bicentennial this year will be World Expo 88 in Brisbane, the country's third largest city and the state capital of Queensland.
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Well 30 years on there is a great book by Jackie Ryan entitled "We'll Show The World Expo 88 - Brisbane's almighty struggle for a little bit of cred". This book provides the behind the scenes back drop of all the wheeling and dealing that resulted in Expo 88 and how it's lasting legacy of /5.
We'll Show the World: Expo 88 – Brisbane's Almighty Struggle for a Little Bit of Cred - Kindle edition by Ryan, Jackie. Download it once and read it 5/5(1). Brisbane youth and World Expo A report on leisure patterns of Brisbane young people [Cotterell, John L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Brisbane youth and World Expo A report on leisure patterns of Brisbane young peopleAuthor: John L Cotterell. World Expo 88 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia World E also known as E was a specialised Expo held in Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia, during a six-month period between Saturday, 30 April and Sunday, 30 October: Brisbane.
-C elebrating Brisbane's World Expo '88 and Australia at World Expositions - HOVER OVER SLIDESHOW IMAGE TO PAUSE: READ IMAGE INFORMATION The slideshow is a potpourri of images from Australia's representation and hosting.
The theme of the Expo was "Leisure in the Age of Technology", and the mascot for the Expo was an Australian platypus named Expo Oz. Published by Sydney G Hughes, this is the 24 full colour page World Expo 88 Official Souvenir measuring mm x mm.
Expo 88 May 1 On Saturday the 30th of April World Expo 88 opened and Australian group Little River Band, with special guest Glenn Frey of The Eagles, performed a sensational concert that was televised by TVO, which during Expo became Ten Brisbane.
88 Artbuster sculptures were commissioned for World Expo 88 in Brisbane in Until recently only 18 of them were known until more were found in a rail carriage. The hunt is on to find more. World Expo 88 has 3, members. The place for nostalgia, memories, stories, memorabilia, paraphernalia, photos, learning and to catalogue the.
Expo 88 was held in Brisbane, Australia during a six-month period between Saturday, 30 April and Sunday, 30 October The ceremony was.
Debut author Jackie Ryan has given us such a book in We’ll Show the World Expo 88 (UQP ). With a subtitle of ‘Brisbane’s Almighty Struggle for a Little Bit of Cred’, the story pulls us along on a journey of discovery every bit as compelling as a page-turning novel.
Not mint, mm by mm, 10 pages, foldout centre. A joint project between Brisbane City Council, World Expo ‘88, Men of the Trees and Greening Australia, the Rainforest Grove is the only remanent of Expo ’88 still in its original location. Planted just prior to the commencement of Expo ‘88, the Rainforest Grove was a beautification project.
Expo '88, the post-Joh era and Malcolm Fraser's sore back: how Brisbane put the world on show In a country that celebrates sport, it was a. Jackie Ryan provides the definitive account of World Expo Meticulously researched, this book describes the ‘behind the scenes’ political manoeuvring leading up to the event, and the challenges in ensuring that the Expo site on the south bank of the Brisbane River was retained as a public space for future generations.
EXPO'88 – A conceptual photographer’s document. At this time thirty years ago the people of Brisbane were beginning their EXPO'88 six-month adventure opportunity to encounter the world and its cultures and cuisine.
EXPO'88 is often seen as a watershed in the transformation of Brisbane as a sleepy backwater into a vibrant cosmopolitan. Brisbane’s Expo 88 was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 30 April It was the culmination of a vision architect James Maccormick had spent eight years bringing to fruition.
Dubbed “the man who dreamed up Expo,” Maccormick was principal architect of the Commonwealth Department of Works between and World Expo '88 is still wowing Queensland 30 years on, with a book documenting Brisbane's day "coming of age" taking out the state's top literary award this week.
E officially known as World Expo 88 was a World s Fair held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia during a six month period between 30 April and 30 October The theme of the Expo was Leisure in the Age of Technology, and the mascot.
- Celebrating Brisbane's World Expo '88 and Australia at World Expositions - Photos. Front of the Australia Pavilion, World Expo '88 Expo 88 Official Guide Book cover - ACP Publishing. Expo sunsails during construction. Expo 88 official welcome by the Chair/CEO Sir Llewellyn Edwards - ACP Publishing.
World Expo 88 was the largest, longest, and loudest of Australia's bicentennial events. A shiny s amalgam of cultural precinct, shopping mall, theme park, travelogue, and rock concert, Expo 88 is commonly credited as the catalyst for Brisbane's 'coming of age'.Brisbane also held World Expo 88 at South Bank, from April to Octoberon land adjacent to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
The Expo site was converted into the South Bank Parklands following World Expo Annual Events. Riverfire at the Story Bridge.Thirty years ago, the city of Brisbane in Australia hosted a Specialised Expo.
This was an event in both senses of the word – it was a planned occasion with a specific theme, but it was also a pivotal moment – a point from which things were never the same again for the host city. Expo 88 left an obvious physical impression on the cityscape, but there were more subtle legacies too.