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Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen’s Baton

Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen’s Baton

Date: 21 March - 12 August

At State Library of Queensland State Library of Queensland


3842 9477

Explore the fascinating story behind the iconic Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at State Library of Queensland. Bright Bold Boundless takes you into the heart of Brisbane-based Designworks’ best-practice approach to designing the Queen’s Baton. Sift through early sketches, video diaries and interviews to unearth the inspiration behind the Baton’s unique design and technological capabilities. Learn about the creative use of natural fibres, as well as plastics rescued from Gold Coast beaches that form part of this ‘smart’ Baton’s structure. Study exclusive prototypes of the 2018 Baton and explore images of the relay journey across the Commonwealth, as well as rarely-seen Batons from past Commonwealth Games events in Australia.

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Primary Phone: 3842 9477
URL Enquiries: http://baton.slq.qld.gov.au/
2018-03-21 22:00:00
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