“Work­ing at a local level the artists attempt to define new insti­tu­tional mod­els and meth­ods of art pro­duc­tion that work effec­tively on a local level but also make a con­tri­bu­tion to the global dia­logue.” Asia Tri­en­nial Man­ches­ter 11 announces first wave of artists and com­mis­sions for 2011 Asian Art Triennial The UK’s only Asian Art Tri­en­nial opens 1 Octo­ber – 27 Novem­ber 2011 in Man­ches­ter, with a vibrant and excit­ing show­case of cur­rent con­tem­po­rary visual art from Asia. Asia Tri­en­nial Man­ches­ter 11 is a fes­ti­val of visual cul­ture that fea­tures a series of exhi­bi­tions, com­mis­sions.