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Projects

The Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art actively supports Gallery programs and publications, particularly those associated with the 'Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' series of exhibitions. The Centre is founded on over a decade of Gallery achievements in the field of Asian and Pacific art.

2010 | 2009 | 2008 |2007 |2006 | 2005 |2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992|1990 | 1989

2010

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Perspectives: Asia

A series of public seminars by the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, and the Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery.

TAASA seminar

Hmong Costume Art
Presented by Maria Friend
Saturday 14 August 2010

Unnerved: The New Zealand Project

1 May – 4 July 2010 GoMA
Unnerved: The New Zealand Project will show at the National Gallery of Victoria 27 November 2010 - 27 February 2011.

APT6: The 6th Asia-PacificTriennial of Contemporary Art
  5 December 2009 - 5 April 2010, GoMA and QAG

Visiting Curators

Shihoko Iida
5 October 2009 – 20 July 2011

Fumihiko Sumitomo
24 March – 2 April 2010

Frame by Frame: Asia Pacific Artists on tour
24 October 2008 - 7 March 2010
'Frame by Frame: Asia Pacific Artists on tour' is a regional touring program of the Queensland Art Gallery's Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art', which is supported by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an inniative of the Australian, state and territory governments, administered by Arts Queensland. The exhibition toured to four galleries, visiting Mackay, Hervey Bay, Townsville and the Gold Coast.

2009

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Perspectives: Asia

A series of public seminars by theGriffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, and the Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery.

Charwei Tsai, Water, Earth and Air
23 October - 18 December 2009, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney

The first Sydney exhibition of APT6 artist Charwei Tsai, presented by the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and the Queensland Art Gallery. The exhibition was curated by Charwei Tsai and Suhanya Raffel, Curatorial Manager, Asian and Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery.

APT6: The 6th Asia-PacificTriennial of Contemporary Art
  5 December 2009 - 5 April 2010, GoMA and QAG

Visiting Curators

Shihoko Iida
5 October 2009 – 20 July 2011

Rose Issa
16 -25 February 2009

Internships

Jose Tay
November – December 2009

Yvonne Low
April – June 2009

Paperskin: Barkcloth across the Pacific
31 October 2009 – 14 February 2010, QAG

This exhibition was organised by Queensland Art Gallery, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Queensland Museum.
'Paperskin: The Art of Tapa Cloth' will show at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
18 June - 26 September 2010.

TAASA seminar’s

Asian Textiles
Saturday 16 September 2009

Ancient Chinese Ceramics
Saturday 9 May 2009

The China Project
28 March – 28 June 2009 GoMA

Frame by Frame: Asia Pacific Artists on tour
24 October 2008 - 7 March 2010
'Frame by Frame: Asia Pacific Artists on tour' is a regional touring program of the Queensland Art Gallery's Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art', which is supported by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an inniative of the Australian, state and territory governments, administered by Arts Queensland. The exhibition toured to four galleries, visiting Mackay, Hervey Bay, Townsville and the Gold Coast.

2008

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Perspectives: Asia

A series of public seminars by the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, and the Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery.

Lee Mingwei's Gernika in sand
3 May - 6 July 2008

TAASA seminars
A newly-revealed cache of antique pictorial textiles from the collection o f the National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh
18 October 2008

Frame by Frame: Asia Pacific Artists on tour
24 October 2008 - 7 March 2010
'Frame by Frame: Asia Pacific Artists on tour' is a regional touring program of the Queensland Art Gallery's Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art', which is supported by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an inniative of the Australian, state and territory governments, administered by Arts Queensland. The exhibition toured to four galleries, visiting Mackay, Hervey Bay, Townsville and the Gold Coast.

2007

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Perspectives: Asia

A series of public seminars by the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, and the Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery.

2006

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APT5: The 5th Asia-PacificTriennial of Contemporary Art

Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M Sackler Gallery in partnership with the Queensland Art Gallery

Partnership between the Shanghai Museum and the Queensland Art Gallery

Perspectives: Asia
A series of public seminars by the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, and the Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery.

2005

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‘Mughal Painting at its Zenith: The Life and Times of the Indian Emperor Shah Jahan’, Visiting Scholar Lecture
27 November 2005

Perspectives: Asia
A series of public seminars by the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University and the Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art.

Sparse Shadows, Flying Pearls: A Japanese Screen Revealed27 August - 27 November 2005

Lee Ufan
June – 6 November 2005
Lee Ufan is one of East Asia's most significant artists. This display includes a series of drawings and prints recently acquired by the Gallery.

Simryn Gill, Artist in Residence
21–25 February 2005

2004

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Sharmini Pereira, Scholar in Residence
19 October - 24 November 2004

Miniatures
29 May - 29 August 2004

Buddha
27 March - 23 May 2004
To mark Buddha's birthday, the Gallery presented a display of Asian works.

Muhammad Rain Rosidi, Internship
March 2004

Island Beats
6 March - 14 June 2004

2003

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How We Live
6 December 2003 - 22 February 2004

Ah Xian
6 December 2003 - 7 March 2004

Dadang Christanto: For those who have been killed
22 November 2003 - 22 February 2004

Contemporary Chinese Works from the Collection
15 February - 23 March 2003

The Joyous Screens of Sonabai
15 February - 23 March 2003

Sugimoto's Hall of Thirty-Three Bays
15 February - 25 May 2003

2002

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APT 2002: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art
12 September 2002 - 27 January 2003

Michael Parekowhai's 'Ten Guitars'
May - September 2002

Fashion in the Floating World: The Kimino in Ukiyo-e Imagery from the Collection
16 March - 28 June 2002

Zhang Peili's 'Endless Dancing'
22 February - 28 April 2002

Asian/Australian Art
26 January - 21 April 2002

2001

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Tree of Life
13 November 2001 - 26 February 2002

Dragon or Rainbow Serpent: 'A Myth Glorified or Feared' by Cai Guo Qiang
31 August 2001 - 3 February 2002

'Problem-Wisdom': Kamin Lertchaiprasert
7 June - 12 August 2001

Activism as Image: Political Art from the Contemporary Asian Collection
14 April - 15 July 2001

2000

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Lightness of Being: Pinaree Sinpitak and Judith Wright
9 December 2000 - 4 March 2001
A selection of art works from the Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of Contemporary Asian Art

Earth, Spirit, Fire: Korean Masterpieces of the Choson Dynasty
16 June - 20 August 2000 Queensland Art Gallery
8 September 2000 - 28 January 2001 Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
Organised by the Queensland Art Gallery, the Powerhouse Museum and the National Museum of Korea in association with the Ho-Am Art Museum
An official event in the 2000 Sydney Olympics Arts Festival

Lines of Descent: The Family in Contemporary Asian Art
June 2000 - February 2001 regional Queensland tour
28 November 2001 - 28 January 2002 Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Art Gallery travelling exhibition

Celebrating Patronage: Eight Years of Philanthropy by the Myer Family to the Queensland Art Gallery
14 June - 20 August 2000
This display highlighted works from The Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of Contemporary Asian Art.

A Long Life: Restoration of the See Poy Portraits Celebrating Chinese New Year
5 February - 19 March 2000
The conservation of the See Poy family portraits was made possible through the collaboration of the Innisfail and District Historical Society and the Queensland Art Gallery.

Politics and Popular Culture: Contemporary Asian Art
12 February - 28 May 2000

1999

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Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT3)
9 September 1999 - 26 January 2000

Indonesian Gold: Treasures from the National Museum, Jakarta
26 March - 23 May 1999 Queensland Art Gallery
4 June - 1 August 1999 Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of Contemporary Asian Art
27 May - 11 July 1999

Contemporary Asian Art
6 March - 20 June 1999

Contemporary Indonesian Art from the Collection
6 March - 23 May 1999

1998

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Inhale/Exhale
16 December 1998 - 21 February 1999

'Problem-Wisdom': Kamin Lertchaiprasert
26 September - 29 November 1998

Dadang Christanto (For those who have been killed)
26 September - 29 November 1998

1997

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The Spiritual and the Social: Nine Artists from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines
16 October - 2 November 1997
A Queensland Art Gallery exhibition presented at the Westpac Gallery in the Victorian Arts Centre as part of the Melbourne International Festiva

1996

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Second Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT2)
27 September 1996 - 19 January 1997
An initiative of the Queensland Art Gallery

The Spiritual and the Social: Nine Artists from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines
27 January - November 1996
A Queensland Art Gallery Regional Services Touring Exhibition
Supported by new initiative funding from the Queensland Government

With a View to Japan: The Influence of Japanese Woodblock Prints on Australian Printmaking
30 March - 30 June 1996

1995

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Ukiyo-e: Prints from the Collection
17 June - 15 October 1995

Calligraphic Expressions: Calligraphy from the Collection
4 February - 4 June 1995

1994

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Contemporary Japanese Prints from the Collection of the Queensland Art Gallery
20 August - 4 December 1994

1993

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First Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT1)
18 September - 5 December 1993
An initiative of the Queensland Art Gallery

Imperial China: The Living Past
3 March - 26 April 1993 Queensland Art Gallery
An exhibition celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Australia and The People's Republic of China
Organised by the China Cultural Relics Promotion Centre in association with Art Exhibitions Australia Limited and the Art Gallery of New South Wales

1992

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New Art from China: Post-Mao Product
7 December 1992 - 31 January 1993
Organised by the Art Gallery of New South Wales

6 x 6: A Selection of Contemporary Australian Prints
4 November 1992 - 18 March 1993 toured venues in Thailand
24 July - 29 August 1993 Queensland Art Gallery
Organised by the Queensland Art Gallery and Asialink (University of Melbourne) in conjunction with Silpakorn University, Bangkok

1990

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Treasures from the Shanghai Museum
14 September - 25 November 1990
Organised by the Queensland Art Gallery in association with the Shanghai Museum, a project under the Sister State relationship between Shanghai and Queensland

Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy
18 May - 15 July 1990
Organised by the Queensland Art Gallery in association with The Federation of Oriental Calligraphers, Japan, and The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, under the auspices of the Consulate-General of Japan in Brisbane and the Japan Foundation

The Joyce Ackroyd Gift: Japanese Woodblock Prints and Decorative Art Objects
10 April - 8 July 1990
Presented by the Queensland Art Gallery

1989

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Japanese Ways, Western Means: Art of the 1980s in Japan
20 September - 12 November 1989
Organised by the Queensland Art Gallery in association with the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
Assisted by the Queensland Government and the Japan Foundation

Looking Eastwards: The Intricate Art of Japanese Prints
26 June - 3 September 1989
Japanese prints from the Collection of the Queensland Art Gallery and Verlie Just