OzAsia Fes­ti­val

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From the 21st of this month and reach­ing into the first week of Oc­to­ber the ‘OzAsia Fes­ti­val’ is ded­i­cated to con­nect­ing us with con­tem­po­rary prac­tice in Asia from mu­sic, dance, film and con­ver­sa­tions to the­atre and vis­ual art. Four-hun­dred com­mu­nity artists will join 350 pro­fes­sional artists through­out the show­case. A ma­jor high­light of the fes­ti­val is ‘Af­ter Utopia: Re­vis­it­ing the Ideal in Asian Con­tem­po­rary Art’ on dis­play at Ade­laide’s Anne & Gor­don Sam­stag Mu­seum of Art from 22 Septem­ber to 1 De­cem­ber. ‘Af­ter Utopia’ ex­plores the con­cept of cease­less hu­man en­deavor and has trav­elled from the Sin­ga­pore Art Mu­seum, mark­ing the first oc­ca­sion for the works to be shown in Aus­tralia.


Kawayan de Guia, Bomba (de­tail), 2011, in­stal­la­tion com­pris­ing of eigh­teen mir­ror bombs, Sput­nik sound sculp­ture, di­men­sions vari­able Courtesy the artist and Sin­ga­pore Art Mu­seum Col­lec­tion

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