Installation of 350 cables imagine rain when caught by sunlight

Kaili Chun is a Kanaka Öiwi artist who lives in the Hawaiian city of Honolulu, on the island of Oahu, the place of her ancestors. Chun is close to her Hawaiian family and holds great respect for the knowledge and values she has inherited, including a strong sense of love and responsibility towards the environment…

The ACE Project: Returning home

Edith Amituanai’s captivating ‘L’a’u Pele Moana (My darling Moana)’ 2021 was one of the first artworks to be installed as part of ‘The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10). Its imprint on me was immediate. Waves of sentimentality washed over me as I indulged in the slices of life captured by Edith on the…

5 animations that take you on an unexpected journey

From psychedelic backyards and throbbing underground raves to rural life and the stillness of personal reflection, these five animations take you on a diverse array of unexpected journeys. ‘The Magic Arts: Australian Animation from the 1970s to Now’ is a major survey of the last five decades of animation in Australia highlighting works from commercial…

Asia Pacific Triennial: 10 memorable Watermall projects

To mark the tenth edition of the ‘Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT) — at QAGOMA until 25 April — we look back at all the Gallery’s Watermall installations from 1993 until now — ten memorable Asia Pacific artist projects encompassing almost three decades.  The Queensland Art Gallery was designed around the Brisbane River…

Shrine-like sanctuary houses five contemporary deities

Ceramicist Vipoo Srivilasa practises art with a spirit of generosity, optimism and inclusion. Community-minded and attuned to contemporary concerns, including climate change, social justice and the migrant experience, he addresses these issues through artworks that offer hope for our troubled times. Srivilasa is known primarily for his idiosyncratic and meticulously crafted blue-and-white porcelain sculptures that…