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Public programs

Gonkar Gyatso Angel 2007

Gonkar Gyatso | b. 1961, Tibet/England | Angel 2007 | Stickers and pencil on treated paper. | 152 x 121.5cm | The Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of Contemporary Asian Art. Purchased 2008 with funds from Michael Sidney Myer through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Gallery Talks

Gallery staff provide insights into aspects of the APT6 exhibition.

2.00pm Thursday 10 December
Focus on Gallery 1.1, GoMA (Reuben Paterson, Solomon Enos and Mataso Printmakers)
Maud Page, Curator, Pacific Art

2.00pm Thursday 17 December
Focus on Gallery 3.3, GoMA (Vanuatu sculptors and Robin White)
Ruth McDougall, Curatorial Assistant, Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art

2.00pm Sunday 31 January
Focus on Australian art in APT6
Julie Ewington, Curatorial Manager, Australian Art

2.00pm Thursday 11 February
Focus on Gallery 3.5, GoMA (The Mekong)
Russell Storer, Curator, Contemporary Asian Art

2.00pm Thursday 25 February
Focus on Gallery 1.2 and Foyer, GoMA (Shirana Shahbazi, YNG and Wit Pimkanchanapong)
Mellissa Kavenagh, Assistant Curator, Contemporary Asian Art

Artist Talks

APT6 artists speak about their work in the exhibition and provide an understanding of their art practice. Talks are held in the Gallery spaces.

2.00pm Sunday 13 December
Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan. Gallery 3, QAG

Talking about Asia Pacific art series

Weekly Saturdays 6 February – 27 March 2010

The fourth in the Gallery’s lecture series developed in conjunction with major exhibitions, this eight-part illustrated series introduces and extends the ideas and themes explored in APT6. Focused talks explore the work of artists from specific geographical areas, while in-conversation talks highlight the experience of curators and scholars in the field, providing insights into cultural and historical contexts. Talking about Asia Pacific art is hosted by Dr Mark Pennings (Senior Lecturer, Visual Arts, Queensland University of Technology).

2.00pm Saturday 6 February
In-conversation: Collaboration in APT6 (special guest feature with Lynne Seear, Deputy Director, Curatorial and Collection Development)

2.00pm Saturday 13 February
In-conversation: Japan (special guest feature with Dr Morris Low)

2.00pm Saturday 20 February
Focus: Japan (Mark Pennings)

2.00pm Saturday 27 February
Focus: Australia and the Pacific (Mark Pennings)

2.00pm Saturday 6 March
In-conversation: India (Featuring Ranjit Hoskote, poet, writer and curator, and Mark Pennings)

2.00pm Saturday 13 March
Focus: China and North Korea (Mark Pennings)

2.00pm Saturday 20 March
Focus: West Asia (Featuring Associate Professor Julia Howell, Griffith University, and Mark Pennings)



2.00pm Saturday 27 March
Focus: West Asia part two (Mark Pennings)

Guided tours

Volunteer-guided tours of selected works from APT6 will leave from the GoMA information desk at the following times:

7 December 2009 to 15 January 2010
(excluding 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan)
11.00am, 1.00pm | GoMA

27 January to 5 April 2010
(excluding 2 April)
11.00am, 12 noon, 1.00pm, 2.00pm | GoMA

Hearing-impaired tour

10.00am | 19 February 2010

Assistive listening devices (FM system) are available for visitors with a hearing impairment.   As the number of devices is limited, bookings are essential. 

To book, call the Education Bookings Office on (07) 3840 7255 between 8.30am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday or email schoolbookings@qag.qld.gov.au.

Auslan tour

3.00pm | 28 February 2010

Interpreted tour for Deaf visitors. No bookings required. Meet your guide at the information desk, GoMA