In this panel renowned artist John Young, acclaimed writer Brian Castro, and award-winning composer/media artist Luke Harrald talk about their collaboration on Macau Days, an exhibition exploring Macau's rich transcultural history as the oldest European settlement in Asia. Young, Castro and Harrald will discuss the stories, ideas and images that inspired their works, such as artists and writers Wenceslau de Moraes (writer/translator, 1854-1929) and Wu Li (poet/priest, 1632-1718), and court artist and Italian Jesuit, Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766).
OzAsia Festival partners with Open State to present a daylong series of transcultural, transmedia events. Writing China is a literary banquet of sound, text and image from Australia and Greater China – fill your plate and think outside the takeaway box.
Brian Castro was born in 1950 in Hong Kong of Portuguese, Chinese and English parentage. He has published eight novels, as well as a body of essays on literary topics. Acknowledged for his prose style and brilliant use of la...
John Young Zerunge
John Young Zerunge is a Hong Kong born, Australian artist. Young has had over sixty solo exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, as well as group exhibitions, including at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. Within fo...
Luke Harrald is a composer, performer and media artist who holds a PhD in Composition from Elder Conservatorium of Music. Technology is central to Luke's research, which often explores and critiques the way we interact with ...
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