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…

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,…

Watch as we install Huang Yong Ping’s spectacular ‘Ressort’

Huang Yong Ping’s spectacular Ressort 2012 is part of a series of large-scale sculptures that depict a snake or dragon, a central symbol in Chinese culture, as well as in many other countries around the world. The work plays on different interpretations of the snake, from creation and temptation to wisdom and deception. Symbolically linking sky and…

Huang Yong Ping ‘Ressort’: A gigantic snake skeleton

The Gallery commissioned and acquired one of the signature works of The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7), Ressort 2012, a sculpture by the Chinese–French artist Huang Yong Ping. The gigantic aluminium snake skeleton that spirals 53 metres across the Watermall, Ressort 2012 was a fitting centrepiece for APT7. This is not only…