• 17 October, 6pm – Sydney Asian Art Series – Nancy Um

    Boxes Fit for Kings: Aromatic Gifts around the Late-Seventeenth- and Early-Eighteenth-Century Indian Ocean

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    The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, The Power Institute and VisAsia, with support from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, are proud to present the fourth and final of our Sydney Asian Art Series talks for 2018, with a lecture by Nancy Um; Professor and Department Chair of Art History at Binghamton University. ABOUT … READ MORE

  • Uncertain Objects: Trajectories in Asian Art

    Sydney Asian Art Series Semester Two Announcement

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    We often think of artists and artworks as having stable identities, yet the historical reality of art is far messier, and far more exciting, as objects, artists, and ideas moved across national and cultural boundaries, created between and from multiple cultures. This year’s Sydney Asian Art Series explores examples of such movement and multiplicity from across Asia and the world.

  • 23 August, 6pm – Sydney Asian Art Series – Timon Screech

    The Shogun's Silver Telescope: Art in the First English Encounters with Japan, 1611-1616

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    The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, The Power Institute and VisAsia, with support from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, are proud to present the third of our Sydney Asian Art Series talks for 2018, with a lecture by Timon Screech; professor of the history of art at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. … READ MORE

  • BOOK LAUNCH: What is Performance Art? Australian Perspectives

    SYD 1 Aug 2018 and MEL 16 Aug 2018

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    Please join us in Sydney or Melbourne for the launch of  our latest publication What is Performance Art? Australian Perspectives Edited by Adam Geczy and Mimi Kelly   SYDNEY LAUNCH AND RECEPTION   6-8pm, Wednesday 1 Aug 2018 Museum of Contemporary Art 140 George St The Rocks NSW 2000 This event … READ MORE

  • Winners Announced!

    Power Publications Dissertation Prize for Indigenous Art Research 2018

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    We are delighted to announce the first two recipients of the Power Publications Dissertation Prize for Indigenous Art Research, Dr Catherine Massola and Dr Mathieu Gallois. Supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, this prize recognises new research and writing on Indigenous art within a scholarly context and is awarded to the best PhD, DPhil … READ MORE