APT7 = fun art experience for kids

The kids and I went to the Queensland Gallery Of Modern Art (GOMA) today and had a look at the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) exhibition.

In one area there were computers and children were able to use Farsi language (Persian) to create animals.  So if you chose a duck you then used the Persian written form for duck to create your design.  It’s easier to see it than trying to describe it…..so check out my son’s tiger HERE and then you can create your own.

The kids had heaps of fun in the kid’s Richard Maloy section playing with yellow and blue cardboard.

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Some of the sculptures were amazing.  My son was especially drawn to Rina Banerjee sculptures and Hahan’s paintings.

Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (aka Hahan), Indonesia b.1983 | Letters to the Great Saatchi 2011 | Synthetic polymer paint on canvas | Purchased 2011. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (aka Hahan), Indonesia b.1983 | Letters to the Great Saatchi 2011 | Synthetic polymer paint on canvas | Purchased 2011. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Rina Banerjee, India/United States b.1963 | With or without name she was blue and who knew when she would slip into another mood for her understandable unwillingness to do, to speak to, to feel and determine her next move rests in her nest as would a Refugee 2009 | Metal structure, feathers, fabric, shells, bells, skull | Image courtesy: The artist and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris | © The artist

Rina Banerjee, India/United States b.1963 | With or without name she was blue and who knew when she would slip into another mood for her understandable unwillingness to do, to speak to, to feel and determine her next move rests in her nest as would a Refugee 2009 | Metal structure, feathers, fabric, shells, bells, skull | Image courtesy: The artist and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris | © The artist

Take your kids to an art gallery and you might be surprised. 🙂

One comment on “APT7 = fun art experience for kids

  1. Margaret says:

    So true!

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