APT8: Brook Andrew ‘Intervening Time’ extended

Brook Andrew’s APT8 installation, ‘Intervening Time’, is a comment on the historical and contemporary narratives that shape our understanding of the Australian landscape, people and culture — it is also a prime example of the dynamic relationship between artists and museums. Over the past several decades, the relationship between the museum and the peoples and…

APT8 breaks 600 000 attendance

‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) came to a close on Sunday, with more than 600 000 people experiencing the critically-acclaimed exhibition since it opened in November 2015. Attendance continued to build after the record opening weekend that attracted more than 30 000 visitors and this Triennial had been the most highly…

APT8 Publications

APT8 reflects the vigour of creative centres throughout Australia, Asia and the Pacific. With an emphasis on performance and representations of the body, the exhibition explores artists’ use of the human form to express cultural, social and political ideas in times of enormous change. Expanding on the thematic focuses of the Triennial, this compact exhibition catalogue features illustrated essays by the exhibition’s curators that provide…

APT8 Live: Final Super Critical Mass Public Workshop and Rehearsal

Be part of the art! Calling all past Super Critical Mass workshop attendees and new participants, who are interested in being part of the massed Super Critical Mass performance on the closing weekend of APT8 this Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 April 2016. In this final creative workshop and rehearsal, you will use the Federation…

APT8 Live: In Conversation with Lawrence English

Join Lawrence English at GOMA from 3pm Saturday 9 April as he discusses his work Audition. Lawrence English is an artist and composer who uses his creative practice to engender greater spatial awareness. English makes field recordings to capture local environmental sounds that are normally beyond unassisted hearing or exist on the periphery of attention.…