A Conversation with Jacqueline Lo, Aaron Seeto and John Young

Thursday 21 March 2013, 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Venue: Drill Hall Gallery, Bld #29, Kingsley Street, Canberra

Join Jacqueline Lo, Aaron Seeto and John Young in a floor talk about Asian-European connections against the backdrop of the Drill Hall Gallery survey exhibition of John Young’s works. This event is sponsored by the ANUCES and the Drill Hall Gallery and is part of the Portrayal and Identity Symposium organised by the ANU School of Art (21 March & 22 March 2013) http://soa.anu.edu.au/newsstory/portrayal-and-identity

EVENT flyer (PDF): Bridge and the Fruit Tree

Jacqueline Lo is Director of the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies and Adjunct Research Fellow of the Centre for Interweaving Performance Cultures at the Free University of Berlin. Publications include Staging Nation (2002), Performance and Cosmopolitics (2007 & 2009). Her most recent publication is a special issue of Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture on German-Australian memories (April 2013).

Aaron Seeto is the Director of 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney. A curator of contemporary Asian and Asian-Australian art, Seeto’s curatorial work revolves around the Asia-Pacific region and the impact and experience of migration and globalisation on contemporary art practice. He has developed significant projects and exhibitions with some of the key Asian artists working in Australia and internationally. He has also curated some large-scale projects for other cultural institutions (as cocurator)– Edge of Elsewhere (2010) at Campbelltown Arts Centre and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art; News from Islands (2007) an Asia-Pacific survey exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre; and Primavera (2006),  Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

John Young Zerunge is an artist who has exhibited both nationally and internationally for the past three decades, including the Guggenheim Museum, New York in 1995. Two survey exhibitions of his works have been held; first at the Tarrawarra Museum of Art in Victoria in 2005, and the second, now presented at the Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University.