GIRRL, [girrlsound & digitalgirrl], is a new Brisbane based international organization/hub/forum for women working in or around or interested in the digital and sonic arts. Its aim is to provide discussion, feedback and reviews, present research findings, offer networking, project generation, exhibition space, testing and showcasing of work in progress, initiate collaborations, support for women curating, reviewing, making, theorizing and working in the digital and sonic arts. Girrl is for artists, curators, undergrad and postgraduate students and academics from any discipline who would like to be part of a dynamic group of women, and wish to take the opportunity to discuss their ideas, present work and build international networks.
GIRRL hosts a monthly meeting event, held at The Glasshouse, Creative Industries Precinct, where artists and guest speakers meet and present their work and project proposals and projects in development are presented.
GIRRL plans to hold annual symposiums and exhibitions of women's work, their research and develop projects that engage artists at many levels. Based at The Glasshouse at the Queensland University of Technology's Creative Industries Precinct, the first GIRRL symposium will be held in May 2012.
GIRRL is part of Upgrade! International, a large network of web based and real time gatherings, focusing on art, technology and culture.