Asia Pacific Art Papers: Contemporary Contexts, Practices, Ideas

To coincide with the tenth anniversary of the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art exhibition series, QAGOMA launches Asia Pacific Art Papers: Contemporary Contexts, Practices, Ideas — a free digital publication offering new insights into the changing conditions and practices of artists in the region. Published in three stages — before, during and after ‘The 10th…

Installation underway for the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial

Anticipation is building as major works by artists Vipoo Srivilasa (Thailand/Australia), Rocky Cajigan (Philippines), Alia Farid (Kuwait), I Made Djirna (Indonesia), Jumaadi (Indonesia/Australia), Chong Kim Chiew (Malaysia), and Brian Fuata (Aotearoa/Australia) are being prepared and installed for ‘The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10) from 4 December 2021 until 25 April 2022. APT10…

Reality and Invention: Contemporary Asian art

The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) opening 4 December 2021, presents an opportunity to reflect on the courses that art has taken over the three decades of the APT’s existence. The exhibition ‘Reality and Invention: Contemporary Asian Art’ presents one possible framework for interpreting this history, from the perspective of the emergence…

Major new works announced for APT10

Major new works by artists Kaili Chun (Kanaka Ōiwi,Hawai’i), Gordon Hookey (Waanyi people, Australia), Kimiyo Mishima (Japan), Salote Tawale (Fiji/Australia) and Grace Lillian Lee & Uncle Ken Thaiday Snr (Meriam Mir people, Australia), will be among the highlights of ‘The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10) from 4 December 2021 until 25 April…

Mella Jaarsma asks: What does it feel like to live in another’s body?

A frog skin is one of the fascinating and surprising items collected by the QAGOMA Research Library, and can be found specifically in the file of Mella Jaarsma, the Netherlands-born artist living in Indonesia. The skin accompanies the preliminary sketches for her ‘The Third Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT3) proposal, Hi inlander 1999,…

Young Pasifika

QAGOMA’s Pacific Art department continues to connect with South East Queensland’s Pacific community cultural groups and activities. As the reach and impact of the Gallery’s Pacific Exhibitions, Public Programs, and Learning activities develop, these connections have had increasing relevance. QAGOMA is committed to seeking opportunities to give focus to this as an area of research…