SO WHAT IS `CONTEMPORARY’? QUEENSLAND’S APT6 – TAASA Review December 2009
Russell Storer O ver the past 16 years, the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) has reflected the cultural and social changes taking place in this extraordinarily dynamic part of the world.
From its inception, the APT has introduced new artists and practices to local and international audiences, helping to build interest in, knowledge of and engagement with the diversity of cultures that surround us.
Arising at a time when there were few opportunities, not only in Australia but also overseas, for Asian and Pacific artists to show their work in a museum context, the APT has been a significant agent in building discussions around contemporary art in the region...