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21st Biennale Of Sydney

By Rita Bratovich. The inaugural Biennale of Sydney was held in 1973, timed deliberately to coincide with the opening of the Sydney Opera House, which hosted some of the first Biennale events. Since then, the Biennale of Sydney has grown into one of the leading international contemporary arts festivals. This year is the 45th Anniversary […]

Chen Qiulin: One Hundred Names

Prominent Chinese photographer Chen Qiulin will be holding an exhibition, One Hundred Names at the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. The exhibition includes over a decade of work focusing on the central issues of migration, displacement, ancestry, urban development and its disruption of traditional culture and way of life. All of these issues and themes are […]


There was an interesting phenomenon during the decade of the 1980s through to the early 1990s in China. At that time, when everyone was applauding China’s opening-up, the nation’s artists were also being revealed and art from the past, shown. With the global economy booming and international relations improving, the 1980s was a period when global […]


In Possible Worlds, the new exhibition at the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, brings together three diverse artists looking at common themes of identity and ordinary life. Elly Kent’s canvases dominate the ground floor. Kent uses everyday objects, such as found window frames, to create looming three dimensional shapes of bold colours. The pieces […]