APT8 One Year Out: Hong Kong, South Korea

QAGOMA’s Asian and Pacific Art curators travelled the region last year to conduct research, meet with local artists and discuss projects for the upcoming Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. In the lead-up to APT8 in November, each curator provides a brief synopsis of their experiences to date. After two decades, the Asia Pacific Triennial…

Inner energy, cosmic force

Untitled (Chakraman) is a rare example of Nepalese painting. Visually striking in its scale and colour, and rich with iconography, it illustrates concepts connected to Buddhism, Hinduism, tantric principles and yoga, while depicting a great number of deities and incarnations. The central figure is a yogi (male yoga practitioner) showing the inner structure of the body that presents…