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(Image: Pia Johnson, Family Resemblance, after Wittgenstein (detail triptych), 2015/16, archival inkjet prints, 45.0 x 45.0cm each)

PhotoAccess presents in the Huw Davies Gallery: Chinese Whispers and Other Stories, curated by Pia Johnson.

Opening on Thursday 27 April at 6pm
Exhibition continues through until Sunday 21 May 2017

Chinese Whispers and Other Stories
Bringing together four emerging female artists of Chinese descent, this exhibition seeks to reveal the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migrant stories in ‘multicultural’ Australia. Featuring interstate photo-based artists Pia Johnson, Tammy Law, Janelle Low and Siying Zhou.

The photographic media works negotiate notions of identity, racial discrimination and stereotyping, as well as reimagine the spaces we live in, what makes cultural differences and how it contributes to the narrative of a wider Australian identity. This exhibition is supported by a PhotoAccess 2017 Artist Support Package.

Exhibition to be opened by Professor Jacqueline Lo, Associate Dean (International), Australian National University College of Arts and Social Sciences.

Public program
In conversation event with Pia Johnson, Siying Zhou and Mikala Tai, Director of 4A Centre of Contemporary Asian Art. Exploring Chinese-Australian contemporary art and the female perspective. Sunday 21 May at 2pm. Free event. All welcome.

(Image: Siying Zhou, Our first Lamington made in Australia (detail), 2015, single channel HD video, duration 75:00)