Major new works by international artists, as well as two projects involving more than 30 women artists from the Pacific, are among the highlights of The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9) which opened at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) on Friday 23 November. APT9 features a wide range of art forms, and give particular focus to artists exploring themes including ongoing presence of spirituality in digital times, the multiple ways that wealth, value and labour operate, the agency of the body, and concerns for others as well as the vulnerability of the natural world.

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