APT8 Live

Throughout ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art‘ (APT8) the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) and Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) will be animated by APT8 Live, an ongoing program of artist performances and projects that takes art off the four walls of the Gallery. The first ever APT Live is a collaboration between the…

Major exhibition of Contemporary Asian and Pacific Art opens in Brisbane

The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) is the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art’s flagship exhibition focussed on the work of Asia, the Pacific and Australia. This eighth edition includes more than 80 artists and groups. Two focus projects are the result of in-depth research and ongoing exchange with the region. Yumi Danis (We…

APT8: Philippines and Vietnam

In 2014, Hamish Sawyer travelled to Vietnam and the Philippines with José Da Silva to meet with artists and learn about the context of their artworks for ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’. Philippines With a population of over 18 million, the Philippine capital of Manila is the nexus of the country’s art…

Highlight: Edwin Roseno ‘Green hypermarket’ series

In the lead up to ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) we look back to a work acquired during APT7 by artist Edwin Roseno.  ‘Green hypermarket’ was a gift of the artist, the series a poignant reminder of economic and environmental tensions that are increasingly relevant today in countries of the Asia Pacific…

APT8: United Arab Emirates and West Asia

In 2014 Ellie Buttrose and Simon Wright journeyed to the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Georgia And Turkey, undertaking research for ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’, which opens this November. Here we continue our series on the research and development behind the Gallery’s flagship exhibition series. West Asia encompasses the countries…

APT8: Malaysia and Indonesia

In 2014, Hamish Sawyer travelled to Malaysia and Indonesia with José Da Silva undertaking research for ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’, which opens this November. Here we continue our series on the research and development behind the Gallery’s flagship exhibition series.   Malaysia is one of the most culturally diverse countries in…