Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Asia Pacific Triennial Chooses the Margins as a Radical Space

By Bansie Vasvani
Khvay Samnang, “Rubber Man” (2014), digital c-print, 80 x 120 cm (all images courtesy Queensland Art Gallery)
AUSTRALIA---Suppressed voices, marginalized histories, and public spaces take center stage at the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial (APT8), displayed at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) and the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Brisbane, Australia. Throughout the exhibit, art and activism bring the outside in, the peripheral to the center, and the unacknowledged to a point of great relevance. [link]