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Working in China as an artist
22 June 2019, National Gallery of Victoria This panel was an opportunity to learn from those who are engaged with China as artists or curators. What are the challenges in connecting with audiences in mainland China? What opportunities make the effort worthwhile? How can we maintain contact with the Chinese scene from Australia? Speakers include: Yiwei Wu – Founder of Yiwei Art Foundation and SanW Gallery in Shanghai Vicki Mason – jewellery artist in residence at San W Studio and SIVA Artist Residency Project Robin Best – Australian ceramicist working in Jingdezhen Philip Faulks – Melbourne paper cut artist Wilson Yeung Chun Wai – Creative Events Manager, Museum of Chinese Australian History
1:28:39
September 26, 2019
A Conversation between Dragons
Conversation between dragons Saturday 22 June 2019 This panel explores the creative substance of a dialogue with China. As a nation that seeks to revive its traditional culture, how does this parallel the trajectory of nations around the Pacific Rim? We learn from the dragons not only in China but also in Mexico, Australia and India. Do they still have a place in our lives? Does their relation to unpredictable weather help us acknowledge the reality of climate change? Are there other ancient beliefs that may have a renewed relevance today? Speakers include: Mitraja Bais – specialist in Indian craft and culture Tyson Yunkaporta –  Senior Lecturer in Indigenous Knowledges at Deakin University and member of the Apalech clan (west cape) Yunuen Perez – Mexican-born, Melbourne-based production designer and weaver Mae Anna Pang – ex-curator of Asian art, National Gallery of Victoria Tammy Wong Hulbert – Chinese-Australian artist and lecturer at RMIT University
1:18:18
September 26, 2019
Interview with Brian Parkes about the epic Art Design Architecture series of touring exhibitions
We chat with Brian Parkes, CEO of Adelaide's Jam Factory Craft & Design Centre, about an ambitious series of touring exhibitions that have helped define Australian craft and design in the 21st century. 
37:05
September 23, 2019
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