Blue Assembly

Exploring the "blue turn"

Blue Assembly is an ambitious multi-year program exploring our relationship with the ocean by gathering “blue” approaches to research. It aims to upend our assumptions about the ocean, its role in human life, and its future in the hope that we might inform policy around climate and the future of global communities.

Developed in collaboration with UQ scholars including researchers at the Centre for Marine Science, one of Australia's largest and most diverse marine research groups.

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Explore the project

Exhibitions, residencies, screenings and more

UQ Art Museum

Free entry

Opening Hours
Monday–Friday: 10am–4pm
Saturday: 11am–3pm
Closed Sundays and public holidays
Phone: +61 7 3365 3046 


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Blue Assembly partners

Centre for Marine Science

Centre for Critical and Creative Writing




Banner image: Monira al Qadiri, "Divine Memory" (detail), 2019, Film still, courtesy of the artist