TAASA Visit to APT9

TAASA Visit to APT9
Water has never feared the fire 2018, Aisha Khalid, Pakistan b.1972, fabric, gold plated and steel pins, triptych: 492.75 x 167.65; 492.75 x 83.8cm; 492.75 x 83.8cm. Commissioned for APT9. Purchased 2018 with funds from The Myer Foundation through QAGOMA Foundation.



Saturday 23 February (11am - 9:30pm) & Sunday 24 February (10am - 2:30pm)  

TAASA will again be offering its popular trip to Brisbane for the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art at QAGOMA, one of the most important and stimulating Asian art events in the calendar. This 9th APT will feature more than 80 artists and groups from over 30 countries, with a number of never-before-seen installations, paintings, sculptures, photographs and video from emerging and senior artists, together with leading works from Indigenous communities and artists. See: www.qagoma.qld.gov.au.

Join TAASA Queensland members in a program that will include:

·        Curator- led tours of APT9 on Saturday.

·        Dinner on Saturday night at the home of Dr James MacKean, TAASA Queensland Convenor, with Indian musical entertainment,  an illustrated talk about contemporary Tibetan painting and sake tasting in a Japanese tatami room.

·        A seminar on Sunday morning (at QAGOMA) on the Decorative Arts of India, including textiles, ivories, bronzes and paintings, organised by the TAASA Queensland committee.

·        A guided tour early Sunday afternoon of A Fleeting Bloom: Japanese Art from the QAGOMA Collection including recent accessions from the James Fairfax gift of Japanese scrolls and screens.



The total cost of $140 for this trip includes:

- Drinks, dinner and musicians at Dr James MacKean's home on Saturday.

- Lunch at GOMA Bistro on Saturday and Sunday.

Flights and accommodation are by private arrangement.



Places are limited to allow for maximum appreciation of the exhibitions. Bookings and payment are essential by 11 February.  No refunds. Book via email to Josefa Green (proact@bigpond.com)



1. By bank transfer (with "your name APT9" as reference) to:

The Asian Arts Society of Australia

BSB: 012003

Account: 218528414

2. By credit card or Paypal via this website - see GO TO BOOKINGS button above right.


Saturday, 23rd February, 2019 11:00 am to 9:30 pm