A festival celebrating Australia’s connections with contemporary Asia.


  • Cerita Anak (Child's Story)

    30 Mar - 2 Apr

    Arts Centre Melbourne

    Cerita Anak (Child’s Story) takes pre-school children and their adults on a sea journey never to be forgotten.

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  • Bombay Talkies

    8 Feb - 2 Jul

    Australian Centre for the Moving Image

    ACMI’s Bombay Talkies exhibition captures the excitement and glamour of early Indian cinema.

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  • Asian Arts in Australia:...

    31 Mar - 1 Apr

    Victorian College of the Arts

    A two day cross disciplinary platform combining visual artists, choreographers, theatre makers, musicians and academics, in dialogue and series of short performances that explore the long history of Asia in Australia and possible futures.

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  • Body and Cloth: Performing...

    17 Feb - 13 Apr

    Australian Tapestry Workshop

    An exhibition of artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific who examine the relationship between cloth and the body by using textiles in conjunction with the body or in performance.

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  • Political Acts: Pioneers of...

    11 Feb - 21 May

    Arts Centre Melbourne

    Providing avant-garde artists with a creative means to critically explore a range of social, political and environmental issues across Southeast Asia.

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  • He An: Do You Think That You...

    11 Feb - 23 Apr

    Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

    A major public neon installation by contemporary Chinese artist He An, Do You Think That You Can Help Her Brother? will be presented against the façade of ACCA’s iconic architecture for a three month period from 11 February 2017.

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