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Brisbane Airport seeks Lego fan

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 25, 2017
Lego is coming to Brisbane Airport. (Brisbane Airport)
Lego is coming to Brisbane Airport. (Brisbane Airport)

Brisbane Airport is looking for a Lego enthusiast for its next “artist-in-residence” program.

Applications for the 12-month “Legoist-in-residence” position are currently open and close on June 15.

Brisbane Airport chief executive Julieanne Alroe said the company has sought something different for the third year of the artist-in-residence program, which has featured artist Robert Brownhall and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in previous years.

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“This time we thought we’d venture outside the box of traditional art and performance and into a space that most of us have dabbled in at some stage in our life, but with a view of taking it to new heights,” Alroe said in a statement on Thursday.

“From its humble beginnings Lego has truly transcended the realms of toy boxes across the world and is growing in popularity with creative artists producing mind-boggling installations from the colourful blocks.

“We saw real opportunity in engaging someone skilled in this art form to become Brisbane Airport’s next Artist-in-Residence and we’re excited about what a Lego-ist will bring to the program. From life sized installations to interactive workshops, anything is a possibility.”

Although not a full-time job, Brisbane Airport said the Legoist-in-residence would need to be available for “random Lego chats, planning sessions and corporate appearances”, with hours required at the airport flexible.

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More information can be found on the Brisbane Airport website.

A Lego airport. (Jordiferrer/Wikimedia Commons)
A Lego airport. (Jordiferrer/Wikimedia Commons)

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