16 November 2006

EXHIBITION - "the other APT" (1 Dec 2006 - 23 Jan 2007; Brisbane, QLD)

VENUE: Raw Space Galleries, 99 Melbourne St, South Brisbane, QLD

Opening 1 December, 2006 -> 7pm til late

the other APT explores issues for “ Australia’s” Native peoples and our role in the Asia Pacific Region, and also deals with the issues of migration of our neighbours including the importance of Place, Legend, Identity, Politics and Mutual Respect in the interest and importance of open Art Dialogue.

The exhibition will feature exceptional works from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Melanesian, Polynesian, Maori & Asian Artists based in Australia , commenting on the complexity of the here and now and providing refreshing alternative perspectives.

the other APT will coincide with the Asia Pacific Triennial at the Queensland Art Gallery, and is situated just around the corner.

Join us for a free opening program from 7pm featuring MC Brett Button, Indidge-n-art, Sarah Patrick, the Torres Strait Islander Dancers, Polytoxic, Ann Fuata, Tauline Virtue and more special guests.

Artists' Talks:
  • Thursday 30 November, 3pm: Charles Street , Paul Bong, Mayu Kanamori
  • Wednesday 6 December, 3pm: Christine Christophersen, Ann Fuata, Ritchie Ares Dona
  • Thursday 7 December, 3pm: Jo-anne Driessens, Chantal Fraser & Polytoxic, Maia


  • Tuesday 5 December, 3pm: with Giles Petersen, Curator based in Aotearoa, NZ

Catch the Train in – get off at South Brisbane Station, it’s just nearby. Raw Space Galleries is across the road from the Fox Hotel & the Brisbane Convention Centre.

Keep an eye out for updates on the website:

the other APT -> from the others, for the others