Draw, Make, Create at APT8
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 APT8 CAC publication Draw Make Create APT8 Kids

APT8 CAC publication Draw Make Create APT8 Kids

The Children’s Art Centre has collaborated with 10 artists featured in ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8)  to develop our Draw, Make, Create book which introduces kids to artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific who have created activities with a focus on drawing. The artists share their ideas about what inspires them to make art, so discover some fun activities created just for you.

Have you ever tried drawing and dancing at the same time, try it with New Zealand artist Angela Tiatia.

blog-20150701_nharth_APT8_CAC_ActivityTrial_092Angela Tiatia’s drawing activity

Discover the Madhubani drawing style with Indian artist Pushpa Kumari.

Take a walk in your neighbourhood with Malaysian artist Sharon Chin and make a newspaper from the things you see.

Wear a different colour each day of the week with Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian from Iran/United Arab Emirates and see how many objects you can find that are that colour.  

Nicholas Molé from France/New Caledonia helps you create Guardians to protect your bedroom.

blog-20150729_msherwood_CAC_APT8_trials_067Nicholas Molé’s create your own Guardian making activity

The art of Yelena Vorobyeva and Victor Vorobyev from Kazakhstan is about looking differently at the past, and to get to know it. They help you look into your family history to make art.

Tell a story to express a message about the environment with Australian artist Richard Bell.

Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano from Australia are interested in movement, so using coloured pens work through a series of activities to create unexpected results.

blog-20150701_nharth_APT8_CAC_ActivityTrial_006Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano’s drawing activity

Create your own robotic lion by following step-by-step instructions from Mongolian artist Gerelkhuu Ganbold.

blog-20150729_msherwood_CAC_APT8_trials_035Gerelkhuu Ganbold’s draw your own lion robot activity

The Bouillon Group are six artists who work together to create artworks inspired by their favourite materials – Bouillon is a french term for broth, so work with the artists to draw your favourite meal.

Draw, Make, Create: APT8 Kids is the ninth book to be published by the Children’s Art Centre and is now available to purchase from the Gallery Store or online for the special price of $9.95

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


Buy Draw, Make, Create the APT8 Kids activity book
Flip through our sneak peek of Draw, Make, Create
Purchase the APT8 Publication

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Explore APT8 with artist and TV chef Poh Ling Yeow

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Exhibition Founding Sponsor: Queensland Government
Exhibition Principal Sponsor: Audi Australia
APT8 Kids Principal Benefactor: Tim Fairfax Family Foundation