The Substation, Newport
March 22 - April 21, 2018
An exhibition of Victorian-Asian artists navigating the hyphenated space between cultures
Co-curated by By Phuong Ngo and Tammy Wong Hulbert
Artists: Rushdi Anwar, Sofi Basseghi and Ehsan Khoshnami, Andy Butler, Rhett D’Costa, Tammy Wong Hulbert,
Nikki Lam, Eugenia Lim, Slippage, Vipoo Srivilasa and Hoang Tran Nguyen
Image: Still...what is left, Nikki Lam, video, 2017
Working with the St Andrews, Victoria community
Anonymous Sojourners in the Australian Bush is a socially engaged public art project with the St Andrews community of Melbourne and Nillumbik Shire as part of their Living in the Landscape Public Arts Incubator. The project looks back in time, investigating the unknown history of anonymous Chinese miners from the 1850s. The project focuses on how contemporary art can reimagine and reconnect with a forgotten migrant community history and is developed in collaboration with the St Andrews Men's Shed. The image illustrates a prototype of the works currently in development.
1. Flavours of Glenroy, (in collaboration with artist Rowena Booth), artwork, public art intervention, Glenroy, Victoria, 2013-15
2. Lumens Festival: Curating the Ancient City, co-curated with Shane Hulbert, Clare Leporati & Geoff Hogg, Suzhou, China, 2012
3. Public Sleepers, (in collaboration with artist Shao Xiong Chia), artwork, public art project, Sile, Turkey, 2010.