The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9)
24 Nov 2018 – 28 Apr 2019
Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Gallery 1.1 (The Fairfax Gallery), Gallery 1.2, Gallery 1.3 (Eric and Marion Taylor Gallery), Gallery 1.4, Gallery 2.1, Gallery 3 (Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Gallery), Gallery 3.1, Gallery 3.2, Galleries 3.3 & 3.4 (Marica Sourris and James C. Sourris AM Galleries), Gallery 3.5, Gallery 3.6, Gallery 4, Gallery 5 (Henry and Amanda Bartlett Galleries) & Watermall
The hugely ambitious APT series brings significant art from across the Asia Pacific to Brisbane. Overflowing with colour and life, this free contemporary art exhibition presents a unique mix of creativity and cross-cultural insight.
Discover more than 400 artworks by over 80 individuals, collectives and groups that capture the energy of new art being created in Asia, the Pacific and Australia.
Alongside the exhibition are 3 thought-provoking film programs, 8 hands on activities for kids and 5 months of ongoing programs and special events, including daily guided tours.
Jananne Al-Ani / Zico Albaiquni / Sadik Kwaish Alfraji / Monira Al Qadiri / Rasheed Araeen / Martha Atienza / Kushana Bush / Cao Fei / Gary Carsley / Roberto Chabet / Chen Zhe / Kawayan De Guia / Enkhbold Togmidshiirev / Erub/Lifou Project / Nona Garcia / Simon Gende / Lola Greeno / Gunantuna (Tolai People) / Shilpa Gupta / Tada Hengsapkul / Gavin Hipkins / Joyce Ho / Hou I-Ting / Htein Lin / Images Of The Crisis / Zahra Imani / Mao Ishikawa / The Jaki-Ed Project / Jeong Geumhyung / Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner / Jonathan Jones / Karrabing Film Collective / Ali Kazim / Aisha Khalid / Naiza Khan / Waqas Khan / Kim Beom / Meiro Koizumi / Kapulani Landgraf / Idas Losin / Ly Hoàng Ly / Gregory Dausi Moah / Mochu / Yuko Mohri / Vincent Namatjira / Nguyễn Trinh Thi / Anne Noble / Aditya Novali / Elia Nurvista / Shinro Ohtake / Donna Ong and Robert Zhao Renhui / Alair Pambegan / Pangrok Sulap / Bona Park / Bounpaul Phothyzan / Souliya Phoumivong / Qiu Zhijie / Iman Raad / Margaret Rarru and Helen Ganalmirriwuy / Lisa Reihana / Peter Robinson / Handiwirman Saputra / Mithu Sen / Hassan Sharif / Tcheu Siong / Jakkai Siributr / Soe Yu Nwe / Herman Somuk / Harit Srikhao / Ayesha Sultana / Latai Taumoepeau / Tungaru: The Kiribati Project / James Tylor / Vuth Lyno / Munem Wasif / Boedi Widjaja / Areta Wilkinson / Women’s Wealth / Sawangwongse Yawnghwe / Pannaphan Yodmanee / Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries / Zheng Guogu
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.
Works in this exhibition are protected under the Australian Government’s Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Act 2013. Find out more
APT9 Cinema celebrated film culture from across the Asia Pacific. ‘New Bollywood’ profiled a new and dynamic hybrid developing from a cross-pollination of India’s cinemas; ‘Contemporary Mellow Dramas’ showcased intimate dramas from East Asia; and ‘Microwave Films’ explored Marshallese life through the lens of a community-based production company.
APT9 Kids featured interactive artworks, hands-on and multimedia activities created by artists especially for children and families providing exciting and meaningful insights into contemporary art.
Kids On Tour
APT9 Kids on Tour gave children and families throughout Queensland the opportunity to explore contemporary art from Australia, Asia and the Pacific through a range of activities at their local venue.
Especially for life-long learners and education audiences, explore professional development offerings, workshops for students and bespoke access programs. Students and professionals of all ages are encouraged to delve deeper into resources both onsite and online.