Abdul ABDULLAHCasey AYRESNathan BEARD, The ambassadors Enlarge 1 /1

Abdul ABDULLAH

Australia born 1986

Casey AYRES

Australia born 1987

collaborator

Nathan BEARD

Australia born 1987

collaborator

The ambassadors 2012 Description: The Ambassadors was created in Thailand and was eventually presented as part of The Greater Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere Project in the National Gallery of Victoria’s Next Wave Festival (2012). Abdullah was one of three Asian-Australian, Perth-based artists involved in the collaborative, international and multi-disciplinary project. The artists created an embassy for a fictional pan-Asian empire in which they presented themselves as the empire’s ambassadors.

Collection Title: The Greater Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere
Title Notes: The Ambassadors was created in Thailand and was eventually presented as part of The Greater Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere Project in the National Gallery of Victoria’s Next Wave Festival (2012). Abdullah was one of three Asian-Australian, Perth-based artists involved in the collaborative, international and multi-disciplinary project. The artists created an embassy for a fictional pan-Asian empire in which they presented themselves as the empire’s ambassadors.
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: photographs, pigment print Impression: 8/12
Edition: one edition

Dimensions: printed image 90.0 h x 135.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.142
Provenance:
  • the artist