Mid-Week Walk and Talk: John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials

Wed 18 September 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

Free
Accessible
09/18/2019 11:00am 09/18/2019 12:00pm Mid-Week Walk and Talk: John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials Join us for a curator-led tour of John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition. Free, but bookings are essential. About the exhibition Artist John Young Zerunge invites us on a journey into the lives of remarkable characters that were part of the Chinese diaspora in Australia from the 1840s onwards. Reimagined memories of the local Chinese elite, abject madmen and fearless women are distilled into large-scale installations of chalk drawings, photographs, video works and paintings. A culmination of three recent history projects by the artist, this exhibition explores the ways in which humans are fundamentally interconnected cultural beings and brings to the surface the stories of important events in Chinese-Australian history over the last 180 years. Featuring: John Young Zerunge , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Join us for a curator-led tour of John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition.

Free, but bookings are essential.

About the exhibition

Artist John Young Zerunge invites us on a journey into the lives of remarkable characters that were part of the Chinese diaspora in Australia from the 1840s onwards. Reimagined memories of the local Chinese elite, abject madmen and fearless women are distilled into large-scale installations of chalk drawings, photographs, video works and paintings.

A culmination of three recent history projects by the artist, this exhibition explores the ways in which humans are fundamentally interconnected cultural beings and brings to the surface the stories of important events in Chinese-Australian history over the last 180 years.

Featuring: John Young Zerunge

Contact
Boroondara Arts
9278 4770
Category
Visual Arts
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