APT8: Brook Andrew
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APT 8  Brook Andrew  Installation process QAG Gallery 10

APT 8  Brook Andrew  Installation process QAG Gallery 10

Brook Andrew’s ‘Intervening Time’ 2015 takes the form of an intervention into the Queensland Art Gallery’s Australian art collection. Referencing the chevron pattern that Wiradjuri people paint on their skin, or carve into trees, Andrew recreates the design on the galleries’ walls. Existing as a background against which the collection is then rehung, the pattern decisively asserts its presence in the narratives that form Australian history with regard to its landscape, culture and people. It places an Aboriginal body as central and foundational to such narratives and builds a more layered, complex conversation concerning the encounters between indigenous and settler cultures. Andrew’s 2012 work Time, a suite of six large-scale screenprints on canvas that draws on archival images, is installed among the Australian collection as a process of reordering and recontextualisation.

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APT8QAG Gallery 10.1Brook Andrew

APT8QAG Gallery 10.1Brook Andrew

APT8 QAG Gallery 10.1 Brook Andrew

The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) is the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art’s flagship exhibition focused on the work of Asia, the Pacific and Australia. APT8 (21 November 2015 – 10 April 2016) includes more than 80 artists and groups, an ongoing program of artist performances and projects; a conference as part of the opening program; extensive cinema programs; publications; and activities for kids and families.

The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT)
is the Gallery’s flagship exhibition focused on the work of Asia, the Pacific and Australia. 
21 November 2015 – 10 April 2016

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Exhibition Founding Sponsor: Queensland Government
Exhibition Principal Sponsor: Audi Australia
Principal Partner: Australia Council for the Arts