T H E 7 T H A S IA P A C I F I C TRI E N N IAL O F C O N T E M P ORAR Y ART – TAASA Review December 2012


This article was originally found in the December 2012 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 21, Issue 4, Page 20).

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Russell Storer T he past two decades have seen remarkable shifts in the contemporary art of the Asia Pacific region, not only in terms of its internal development, but also in its international recognition.

These shifts have been propelled by significant and rapid social and economic change, and the global reach of contemporary Asian art in particular reflects the region’s increasing cultural and economic confidence.

It’s a trajectory that can be traced through the history of the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT), the exhibition series established by the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), Brisbane in 1993...