#Apt8 Talks Opening Weekend (Sat) | Free, Qag & Goma

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Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art says
The opening weekend of APT8, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November, will be rich with talks, discussion panels, tours and performances. Artists, curators and international and national guest speakers will examine individual works, overarching ideas and emergent themes in the exhibition.

Check out our website: https://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/apt8/opening-weekend

See a list of our #APT8live events also on Saturday at https://www.facebook.com/events/916680905034304/

>10.30am | Gunybi Ganambarr | GOMA
Gunybi Ganambarr is joined by Yinimala Guman for a ceremonial performance relating to his work in APT8, followed by an artist conversation with Will Stubbs, Coordinator, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre in Yirrkala, and Diane Moon, Curator, Indigenous Fibre Art, QAGOMA.

>11am | Shiga Lieko | GOMA
Join Shiga Lieko in conversation with Reuben Keehan, about her work in APT8.

>11am | Islam and Contemporary Art and Cinema | GOMA
Join Abdul Abdullah, Pop Islam co-curator Khaled Sabsabi, and Nur Shkembi, Melbourne based Muslim curator, writer and arts producer as they discuss Islam and contemporary art in conversation with José Da Silva, Senior Curator and Head of Australian Cinémathèque, QAGOMA.

>12noon | Politics, Representation and The Body | GOMA
In this panel discussion exploring themes of politics and representation in APT8, join artists Sharon Chin, Liu Ding, Janenne Eaton and Taloi Havini, in conversation with Venus Lau, Consulting Curator, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing.

>12noon | Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian | QAG
Join Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian in conversation with Ellie Buttrose, Associate Curator, International Contemporary Art, QAGOMA.

>12.30pm | Asim Waqif | GOMA
Join Asim Waqif in conversation with Tarun Nagesh, Associate Curator, Asian Art, QAGOMA, in front of his large scale installation in GOMA's long gallery.

>1pm | ABC Radio National Books and Arts Live Broadcast | GOMA
Join Radio National presenter Sarah Kanowski for a live broadcast of RN's Books and Arts program, featuring APT8 artists, curators and academics.

>3pm | Po Po | GOMA
Po Po is a pioneer in the field of conceptual and performance art in Myanmar, and has maintained a career under wavering social and political conditions in Myanmar since the late 1970s. Join Po Po in conversation with Chris Saines, Director, QAGOMA, as he reflects on his practice and the impact of political and social situations on public space.

>3pm | Filipino Indie | GOMA
Join Yason Banal, co-curator of APT8 cinema project 'Filipino Indie' and APT8 artist Kiri Dalena in conversation with José Da Silva, Senior Curator and Head of Australian Cinémathèque, QAGOMA for a discussion on independent and experimental cinema from the Philippines, including the work of APT8 artist Lav Diaz.

>3.30pm | Yuki Kihara | GOMA
Yuki Kihara discusses her work, which explores gender, history and representation in contemporary Pacific societies.
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By: Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art

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