• BPH_2015_IRL

    Illustration by Hugh Walters

  • BPH_2015_IRL

    Illustration by Hugh Walters


IRL Digital Festival

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

Welcome to our interactive art and gaming playground.

IRL Digital Festival is Brisbane Powerhouse’s inaugural celebration of video games, technology and art. The festival takes over the venue for 10 days and nights and everyone is invited to come and play.

Featuring free retro video game exhibitions, interactive art installations, digital-inspired music by Tom Thum and QSO and virtual reality fun, there is something to inspire everyone.

IRL Digital Festival takes the virtual world off the screen and delivers it to you I(n) R(eal) L(ife).

Want to volunteer at IRL Digital Festival? Find out how here.

IRL After Dark
Fri 08 May, 6pm–9pm, FREE
All ages

Celebrate the first IRL Digital Festival. Grab your friends and a drink, and join us for a party! Stay up late and explore the IRL world. As well as all the free exhibitions there’ll be an epic chiptunes party in the Powerhouse Theatre. From 6pm onwards you can dance to DJ Lame, Slato, Turberz McGee, Dot.AY and VJ Simulcast will be creating original content to go with the music.

Win $300 Brisbane Powerhouse Dollars

Thanks to IRL Digital Festival you can win yourself some sweet cash to spend IRL. Find out how here!

IRL is an all ages event, however some exhibitions and shows have their own age restrictions. Please double check the individual event pages for more detailed information.

Festival Events