Installations

The State Library of Queensland's South Bank building plays on-going host to some significant art works, including the following.

Black Opium
An art work by Fiona Foley installed in the upper levels of the Knowledge Walk, within the State Library's South Bank building.

Conservation PreservationCaring for the collections
A permanent display in the State Library building illustrating how its collections are cared for by specialist Collection Preservation staff.

Opium and race relations in Queensland
An article by Andrew Gillett on Opium and race relations in Queensland

Under the Act: a poisoned chalice
Black Opium: Fiona Foley’s mood rooms at the State Library of Queensland

Fiona Foley and her fearful symmetry
An interpretation of Fiona Foley's installation by Alison Kubler

Art + Architecture
Timothy Hill discusses how both art and architecture support the collective character of the Library

Events by type