Phuan Thai Meng’s work lies as if in disrepair

Malaysian artist Phuan Thai Meng’s photorealist paintings depict urban environments in unique and suggestive ways. He offers glimpses into the forgotten spaces of cities that lie between rapid construction and urban decay, relaying the relationship between these seldom-considered environments and local inhabitants. An educator and co-founder of the artist collective Rumah Air Panas (RAP), Phuan…

Tiffany Chung’s installation gleams seamlessly

Tiffany Chung, a highly regarded South-East Asian artist has developed an ambitious work, specially commissioned for the Gallery’s Collection. The installation features in ‘The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT7) which closes Sunday 14 April. Born in Vietnam, artist Tiffany Chung spent much of her youth in California, where she completed postgraduate studies before…

Interact, Create, Educate with APT7

Are you looking for some new ideas and inspiration for your classroom? Why not visit The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) with your students for an engaging, educational learning experience! The Gallery has developed a range of education resources for you and your students. APT7 education resources address a range of cross-curriculum areas, in particular…

Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT)

Two decades ago, the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) affirmed this Gallery’s commitment to programs of international and national relevance, and renegotiated the framework in which contemporary art was presented. In 2012, the APT remains just as vital, exciting and engaging as ever. While APTs have clearly played an important role in enhancing…

Twentieth Anniversary of APT: The Legacy of Montien Boonma

The twentieth anniversary of ‘The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT) presents an opportunity to reflect upon the unprecedented transformations that have occurred in Australia, Asia and the Pacific over the past two decades with the opening of ‘The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT7) 2012. Montien Boonma (1953-2000) was undoubtedly the…

Artists Announced: Seventh Asia Pacific Triennial (APT7)

The Gallery today announced the 77 artists and artist groups from 27 countries that will feature in ‘The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7)’, marking the 20th anniversary of the international exhibition. On display at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) from 8 December 2012 to 14 April 2013,…