APT 10


‘The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10) is an international, vibrant celebration of contemporary art spread across the whole of the Gallery of Modern Art and key spaces at Queensland Art Gallery from December 4 - April 25.

Immerse yourself in the most compelling new artwork being produced across Asia, the Pacific and Australia while you explore the future of art and the world we inhabit together.

Across two galleries, you'll see the works of 150 artists and 69 projects from 30 countries, including dynamic installations, painting, sculpture, photography and video.

The artists draw on deep histories, current urgencies and cultural encounters that have shaped art and life across the Asia Pacific.

In conjunction with the mega must-see exhibition, APT10 Cinema brings together a huge program of Asia Pacific features, documentaries, shorts, animations and more… and it’s all free.  

While you're there, don't miss your chance to come face to frosty face with a real snowman! The life-sized snowman by leading contemporary artists and collaborators Peter Fischli and David Weiss is an unexpected sight to see outside in balmy Brisbane. One of only four sculptures ever created, it places Brisbane in an exclusive club with the likes of MoMA, New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

QAGOMA is a valued partner of Must Do Brisbane.com

Image Credits

1. Rocky Cajigan Fontok and Kankanaey people The Philippines b.1988Hairloom2021 (installation view, APT10) Human hair, cotton thread, gauze, wood bars, acrylic glass, wooden beater, bamboo shed rod, aluminum heddle rod, wooden shuttles, rope, carved wooden board, carved hands, colonial sandstone piedras (bricks), gauze and woven shirts, fishhooks, stainless steel racks and rods Case of Emergency (Dalican, Bontoc, Mountain Province 2616 Philippines) 2021Synthetic polymer paint on canvas with etched acrylic glass, wooden box frame and stainless steel fastenings Commissioned for APT10. Courtesy: The artist Photograph: Chloë Callistemon, QAGOMA

2. Vipoo Srivilasa Thailand/Australia b.1969Shrine of Life / Benjapakee Shrine (detail) 2021Mixed-media installation with five ceramic deities Installed dimensions variable Commissioned for APT10 / Purchased 2021 with funds from the Contemporary Patrons through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Photograph: Simon Strong ©Vipoo SrivilasaChong

3. 3AM Myanmar est. 2016 Graduated Uneducated 2021Photograph on paper Courtesy: the artists ©3AM

4. Aileen G Moses Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia b.1976, Urohs sohn deidei Virginia Tom, Pehleng Kitt, Pohnpei 2021 for Air Canoe, co-curated with Greg Dvorak for APT10Commissioned for APT10. Purchased 2021 with funds from the Oceania Women’s Fund through the Queensland Art Gallery l Gallery of Modern Art Foundation © Aileen G Moses

5. Thasnai Sethaseree Thailand b. 1968It's unclearly clear, as yet incomplete (detail) 2017-21Paper collage, Buddhist monk robes, urethane, metal3 parts: 400 x 800 cm. (each) Commissioned for APT10. Purchased 2021 with funds from Metamorphic Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art FoundationImage courtesy: the artist ©Thasnai Sethaseree

6. Peter Fischli, Artist, Switzerland b.1952 / David Weiss, Artist, Switzerland 1946-2012 / Snowman 1987/2017-19 / Ice sculpture in refrigerated vitrine / Vitrine: 218 x 209 x 140cm; snowman: 130 x 70cm (diam.) / Purchased 2019 with funds from Tim Fairfax AC through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Peter Fischli and Estate of David Weiss/Courtesy: Spruth Magers, Berlin

APT 10


Stanley Place

South Brisbane

Dec 4, 2021-Apr 25, 2022


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