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NEW BOOK - Chinese Zodiac (Art & Australia)

With an introduction by writer Benjamin Law, the book explores the relationship between humans and animals, the East and the West, through a diverse set of artworks stylistically and conceptually inspired by the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, as well as accompanying written responses to each artist’s chosen animal. 244 more words


China up close - films, talks, exhibitions (ACMI, Melbourne)

“China has the world’s fastest growing economy which has triggered a dramatic transformation within Chinese society. China Up Close explores how this profound change has influenced Chinese moving image art and cinema through a deeply rich program of exhibitions, talks, live events and film.” 106 more words


Adventures in the queer East

I’ve been struggling to write about Benjamin Law’s Gaysia since I finished it over two months ago. It’s not that I disliked it – quite the opposite, in fact – just that, as a work of nonfiction that deals with difficult truths, I found it difficult to read. 271 more words