ACE Activation during 'The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' (APT10)

ACE Activation during 'The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' (APT10)

ACAPA Objectives

  • To further the research, documentation, publication, interpretation and experience of Asian and Pacific art, and make this accessible to diverse publics
  • To connect and support opportunities for artists, communities and researchers in the field of Asian and Pacific art
  • To establish partnerships and alliances with organisations in Australia and internationally to foster further opportunities and exposure for QAGOMA’s programs in Asian and Pacific art
Azusa Hashimoto on a research placement at the QAGOMA Research Library

Azusa Hashimoto on a research placement at the QAGOMA Research Library

Research

ACAPA offers research opportunities to scholars, curators and artists interested in topics relating to the art of the Asia Pacific region, including Australia.

Perspectives: Asia is a regular, free public seminar series developed and co-presented by Griffith University's Griffith Asia Institute, Brisbane and QAGOMA's Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art (ACAPA)

Perspectives: Asia is a regular, free public seminar series developed and co-presented by Griffith University's Griffith Asia Institute, Brisbane and QAGOMA's Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art (ACAPA)

Partnerships

ACAPA has ongoing partnerships with Griffith University's Griffith Asia Institute and The Asian Arts Society of Australia (TAASA) as well as relationships with numerous museums, galleries and community organisations across the region. These partnerships expand our connections to the art of the Asia Pacific region by enabling staff exchange programs, collaborative research, long-term loans projects and more.

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QAGOMA's Research Library has an extensive collection of art resources

QAGOMA's Research Library has an extensive collection of art resources

Library

QAGOMA's Research Library has an extensive collection of art resources that can be enjoyed by artists, researchers and visitors to the Gallery. We hold over 50 000 books and exhibition catalogues and close to 250 current journal titles as well as databases, archives and special collections.

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Kamruzzaman Shadhin, Bangladesh b.1974 / Gidree Bawlee Foundation of Arts, Bangladesh, est. 2001; Collaborating artists: Johura Begum, Monowara Begum, Majeda Begum, Fatema Begum (1), Shabnur Begum, Chayna Begum, Fatema Begum (2), Samiron Begum, Shirina Begum, Rekha, Nasima Begum, Shushila Rani, Protima Rani, Akalu Barman / The fibrous souls (detail) 2018–21 / Jute, cotton, thread, clay, brass / 70 pots: 40–100cm each (diam.) (approx.) with 70 shikas of various dimensions / Originally commissioned by Samdani Art Foundation / Purchased 2021 with funds from Metamorphic Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / © The artists

Kamruzzaman Shadhin, Bangladesh b.1974 / Gidree Bawlee Foundation of Arts, Bangladesh, est. 2001; Collaborating artists: Johura Begum, Monowara Begum, Majeda Begum, Fatema Begum (1), Shabnur Begum, Chayna Begum, Fatema Begum (2), Samiron Begum, Shirina Begum, Rekha, Nasima Begum, Shushila Rani, Protima Rani, Akalu Barman / The fibrous souls (detail) 2018–21 / Jute, cotton, thread, clay, brass / 70 pots: 40–100cm each (diam.) (approx.) with 70 shikas of various dimensions / Originally commissioned by Samdani Art Foundation / Purchased 2021 with funds from Metamorphic Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / © The artists

The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

Taking over QAGOMA every three years since 1993, 'The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' (APT) is the Gallery's flagship contemporary art series. Enabling the Gallery to develop expertise and partnerships in the region, the APT has fostered the development of one of the world's most significant collections of contemporary Asian and Pacific art.

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Baatarzorig Batjargal, Mongolia b.1983 / Nomads (detail) 2014 / Synthetic polymer paint on canvas / 100 x 150cm / Purchased 2015. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation Grant / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Baatarzorig Batjargal

Baatarzorig Batjargal, Mongolia b.1983 / Nomads (detail) 2014 / Synthetic polymer paint on canvas / 100 x 150cm / Purchased 2015. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation Grant / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Baatarzorig Batjargal

Asia Pacific Art Papers: Contemporary contexts, practices, ideas

This digital publication considers how the APT represents and reflects Australia’s engagement with the Asia Pacific region and how, in turn, the region’s artists have assessed the meaning and value of that engagement from their own perspective.

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Yasumasa Morimura, Japan b.1951 / Blinded by the light (detail) 1991 / Type C photograph with surface varnish on paper on plywood in gold frame / Triptych: 200 x 383cm (overall, framed); 200 x 121cm (each panel) / Purchased 1996 with proceeds from the Brisbane BMW Renaissance Ball through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation. Celebrating the Queensland Art Gallery's Centenary 1895-1995 / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Yasumasa Morimura

Yasumasa Morimura, Japan b.1951 / Blinded by the light (detail) 1991 / Type C photograph with surface varnish on paper on plywood in gold frame / Triptych: 200 x 383cm (overall, framed); 200 x 121cm (each panel) / Purchased 1996 with proceeds from the Brisbane BMW Renaissance Ball through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation. Celebrating the Queensland Art Gallery's Centenary 1895-1995 / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Yasumasa Morimura

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