Go behind-the-scenes with our time-lapse videos

Have you ever been to an exhibition at QAGOMA and walked away wanting to know more — for example — how did Qiu Zhijie create his enormous five-storey wall painting Map of Technological Ethics for ‘APT9’; alternatively, what did Ben Quilty use to create a series of site-specific, hand-drawn portraits of Margaret Olley — (teapots,…

Students experience world cultures and histories through APT8

The development of educational resources at QAGOMA is a collaborative endeavour – and a very enjoyable one. Learning staff work closely with curators, as well as film editors, and design and multimedia teams to create relevant and fun resources for schools. The process is authentic in its relevance to the classroom, as evident in questions…

View the installation time-lapse of ‘All we leave behind are the memories’

For ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8), Asim Waqif created a site-specific work entitled All we leave behind are the memories in The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) that expands through gallery spaces. His installation is constructed from worn and aged timbers and embedded with lights and sound sensors to be triggered…

Asim Waqif: ‘All we leave behind are the memories’

Through his art practice, Asim Waqif explores the reuse of recycled materials that are often discarded by the ‘development’ of the city into a public space. It is this throwaway society that is represented in his perspective and also in his APT8 installation, All we leave behind are the memories 2015, a sprawling timber installation across…

APT8: Asim Waqif

We started installing ‘All we leave behind are the memories’  today… follow us for more installation updates on ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art‘ (APT8) opening 21 November. Asim Waqif creates large-scale installations built from detritus and found objects, which are informed by principles of architecture, urban planning and interactivity. For APT8, Waqif has created a…