The sixth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT6), held from December 2009 to April 2010, presents the works of more than 100 artists from 25 countries, including collaborations and collectives, reflecting the diversity of practices across Asia, the Pacific and Australia.

APT6 includes artists from countries that have not been represented in the APT before, including Tibet, North Korea, Turkey and Iran, and countries of the Mekong region such as Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma).

This publication accompanies APT6 and includes essays by Queensland Art Gallery's APT curatorial team.
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A Restless Subject - Suhanya RAFFEL
Rites and Rights: Contemporary Pacific - Maud PAGE
Promised Lands - José DA SILVA, Kathryn WEIR
The Hungry Goat: Iranian Animation, Media Archaeology and Located Visual Worlds - Kathryn WEIR
The World and the Studio - Russell STORER
Minam Apang: Tales from the Deep - Miranda WALLACE
Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan: In Flight - Michael HAWKER
Chen Chieh-jen: On Going - Naomi EVANS
Chen Qiulin: Salvaged from Ruins - Angela GODDARD
Cheo Chai-Hiang: Cash Converter - Yvonne LOW
DAMP: Untitled and Indefinite - Francis E PARKER
Solomon Enos: Polyfantastica - David BURNETT
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Lightning for Neda - Suhanya RAFFEL
Subodh Gupta: Cold War Kitchen - David BURNETT
Gonkar Gyatso: Trouble in Paradise - Suhanya RAFFEL
Kyungah Ham: Communication beyond the Unreachable Place - José DA SILVA
Ho Tzu Nyen: Of the Way of the Creator - Russell STORER
Emre Huener: Panoptikon - Naomi EVANS
Raafat Ishak: Pathways in Paint - Bree RICHARDS
Runa Islam: Things that are Restless and Things that are Still - Kathryn WEIR
Ayaz Jokhio: Toward the Within - Russell STORER
Takeshi Kitano: Fallen Hero - Rosie HAYS
Ang Lee: Quiet! The Film is about to Start - Ellie BUTTROSE
Mansudae Art Studio and Art in North Korea (DPRK) - Nicholas BONNER
Rudi Mantofani: What is aslant and what is oblique - Julie EWINGTON
Mataso Pintmakers - David BURNETT
Mapping the Mekong - Richard STREITMATTER-TRAN
Bui Cong Khanh: Contemporary Story - Ian WERE
Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba: Breathing is Free - Shihoko IIDA, 飯田志保子
Sopheap Pich: 1979 - Mellissa KAVENAGH
Manit Sriwanichpoom: The Agony of Waiting - Russell STORER
Svay Ken: Painting from Life - Russell STORER
Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu: Between the Two - Richard STREITMATTER-TRAN
Vandy Rattana: Fire of the Year - Mellissa KAVENAGH
Tracey Moffatt: Plantation - Julie EWINGTON
Farhad Moshiri: Hybrid Confections - Abigail FITZGIBBONS
Kohei Nawa: Seeing is Believing - Michael HAWKER
Shinji Ohmaki: Dissolving into Light - Shihoko IIDA, 飯田志保子
The One Year Drawing Project - Suhanya RAFFEL
Pacific Reggae: Roots Beyond the Reef - Brent CLOUGH
Rithy Panh: Gestures of Protest - Amanda SLACK-SMITH
Reuben Paterson: Pathways through History - Angela GODDARD
Campbell Patterson: Intimate Videos - Francis E PARKER
Wit Pimkanchanapong: In-between Spaces - Donna MCCOLM
Qiu Anxiong: The New Book of Mountains and Seas - Sarah STUTCHBURY
Kibong Rhee: There is no Place - Donna MCCOLM
Hiraki Sawa: Active Stillness - Mellissa KAVENAGH
Shirana Shahbazi: A Purely Visual Language - Bree RICHARDS
Shooshie Sulaiman: Who's Afraid of the Dark? - Ellie BUTTROSE
Thukral and Tagra: Dream Merchants - Russell STORER
Charwei Tsai: A Space of Contemplation - Ruth MCDOUGALL
Vanuatu Sculptors: Innovation and Tradition - Ruth MCDOUGALL
Traditions and Rituals in North Ambrym - Napong NORBERT
Rohan Wealleans: Ritual and Excess - Nicholas CHAMBERS
Robin White, Leba Toki and Bale Jione: A Shared Garden - Ruth MCDOUGALL
Yang Shaobin: X - Blind Spot - Abigail FITZGIBBONS
Yao Jui-Chung: Wandering in the Lens - José DA SILVA
YNG (Yoshitomo Nara and Graf): Discovering New Worlds - Nicholas CHAMBERS
Zhu Weibing and Ji Wenyu: People Holding Flowers - Abigail FITZGIBBONS
Building Bridges: 10 Years of Kids' APT - Andrew CLARK
Kids' APT Artist Projects
The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art
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