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APT8

Asia Pacific Triennial ofContemporary Art

2015

Nov.21.2015 - Apr.10.2016

QAGOMA

Participating artists: 

Abdul Abdullah 

Anida Yoeu Ali 

Rheim Alkadhi 

Brook Andrew 

Baatarzorig Batjargal

Richard Bell 

Bouillon Group 

Chen Ching-Yuan 

Sharon Chin

Choi Jeong Hwa

Kiri Dalena

Juan Davila

Desire Machine Collective

Lav Diaz

Duan Jianyu

Janenne Eaton

Lawrence English 

KÖken Ergun 

Filipino Indie 

(Yason Banal, Co-Curator) 

Gunybi Ganambarr

Gerelkhuu Ganbold

Hit Man Gurung 

Ramin Haerizadeh 

Rokni Haerizadeh 

and Hesam Rahmanian

Taloi Havini and Stuart Miller

Haider Ali Jan

Kalpa Vriksha: Contemporary Indigenous and Vernacular Art of IndiaGulnara Kasmalieva and Muratbek Djumaliev

Khvay

Samnang

Shigeyuki Kihara

Paphonsak La-Or

Leang Seckon

Liu Ding

Len Lye 

Julia Mage Au Gray

Gabriella Mangano and 

Silcana Mangano

David Medalla

Danie Mellor

Marcel Meltherorong

Min Thein Sung

Nicolas Mole

Morimura Yasumasa

Nakamura Yuta

Yukultji Napangati

Nge Lay

Uudam Tran Nguyen

Nomin Bold

Prabhakar Pachpute

Segar Passi

Hetain Patel

Po Po 

Pop Islam (Khaled Sabsabi, 

Co-Curator)

Navin Rawanchaikul

Rosanna Raymond

Tsherin Sherpa

Shiga Lieko

Justin Shoulder and 

Bhenjira 

SIREN EUN YOUNG JUNG / STAB (SCHOOL OF THEORY AND ACTIVISM, BISHKEK) / SUPER CRITICAL MASS / MELATI SURYODARMO / RISHAM SYED / MARIA TANIGUCHI / CHRISTIAN THOMPSON / ANGELA TIATIA / FRANCIS UPRITCHARD / UURIINTUYA DAGVASAMBUU / YELENA VOROBYEVA AND VIKTOR VOROBYEV / ASIM WAQIF / LUKE WILLIS THOMPSON / MING WONG / YAMASHIRO CHIKAKO / HAEGUE YANG / YUMI DANIS (WE DANCE) (MARCEL MELTHERORONG, CO-CURATOR) / ZHOU TAO

 

Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) is the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art's flagship exhibition focussed on the work of Asia, the Pacific and Australia. This eighth edition emphasised the role of performance in recent art, with live actions, video, kinetic art, figurative painting and sculpture exploring the use of the human form to express cultural, social and political ideas, and the central role of artists in articulating experiences specific to their localities. APT8 included more than 80 artists and groups, an ongoing program of artist performances and projects; a conference as part of the opening program; extensive cinema programs; publications; and activities for kids and families.

Two focus projects were the result of in-depth research and ongoing exchange with the region. Yumi Danis (We Dance) presents the vitality and complexity of performance in the cultures of some of our nearest neighbours: Papua, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Kalpa Vriksha: Contemporary Indigenous and Vernacular Art of India looked at the breadth and vibrancy of Indigenous and vernacular art from regions of India. Also featured are site-specific installations by artists from UAE/Iran, India, South Korea, Myanmar, Australia and New Zealand.

APT8 Cinema programs address the representation of Islamic cultures in popular culture throughout the region and showcased independent cinema from the Philippines. APT8 also saw the reintroduction of the APT Conference, and the development of a new component focusing on live performance, APT8 LiveAPT 8 Kidsincluded interactive artworks and activities developed in collaboration with the APT8 artists.

 

 

 

 

Exhibition Works

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