Join us! Thursday 6 December 5pm – 8pm. Exhibition opening with artworks and documentation of Light from Light across 5 major venues in China and Australia. First 30 guests receive a complimentary copy of the Light from Light publication at the launch.
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Light from Light – REPRISE is a presentation of artworks and documentation from MAAP’s major touring exhibition Light from Light. This event also marks the official launch of the Light from Light publication. Both summarise the exhibition’s tour of five major public institutions in a cross-cultural exploration of artistic opportunities, new partnerships and audiences. First… Read more »
We’re archiving all our materials relating to MAAP SPACE events and exhibitions. You can access these through the MAAP SPACE page or chronologically through our timeline.
MAAP has moved to a new space at 111 Constance St (Fortitude Valley, Brisbane), marking a major development. MAAP is launching a dedicated exhibitions space, creating a new program arm for the organisation.
Kim Machan is founding director of MAAP and has developed curatorial projects in Australia and the Asia regions through this organisation since 1998. Previously she worked as an independent curator and producer initiating several projects in the mid 1990s including Art Rage: Art Works for Television involving 70 contemporary artists over four series broadcast on the ABC (1996-2000). Machan… Read more »
WANG GONGXIN (China) b.1960 is a first-generation Chinese video artist, pioneering video installation practice since the early 1990s. Gongxin has exhibited widely, including international exhibitions at the Asia Society Museum New York, Platform China, Arrow Factory Beijing, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Beijing Center for the Arts, National Art Museum of China, San Francisco Museum… Read more »
MAAP, established in 1998, is an international arts organization based in Brisbane Australia that presents contemporary art exhibitions, seminars and projects. MAAP explores contemporary art across a range of art forms and practices including digital and electronic art forms such as video installation, online art, interactive multimedia, and art projects integrating a… Read more »
Light from Light is an international touring exhibition of contemporary art from Australia and China. Between October 2010 – January 2012, the exhibition was on display at the State Library of Queensland, while a duplicate of the exhibition toured throughout China, visiting the Shanghai Library (3/11/2010—7/2/2011), National Library of China and National Art Museum of… Read more »
In 2002 MAAP became a mobile Asia Pacific new media organization with the MAAP in Beijing exhibition hosted by the China Millennium Monument Art Museum with the support of The China International Exhibitions Agency, The Gohua Group, The Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Australian Embassy in Beijing. The festival theme of ‘moist’ suggested… Read more »
MAAP 2001 was curated under the theme of ‘excess’, the first official theme for a MAAP festival. The theme of excess considered extremes of aesthetics and ideas.This pertained on the one hand to baroque, indulgent and wasteful tendencies and on the other to the severe limits of minimalism. Curator Wu Meichun responded to the festival’s… Read more »