APT9: An open platform for artists to flourish

‍While the APT has evolved significantly over its now 25 years, ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ shares many of the ambitions and ideals that so keenly influenced the first, back in September 1993. Then, as now, there was no thematic rubric. However, like the first, APT9 was built on curatorial travel and…

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…