Explores the East India Company in London’s interest in Japan, and their delivery of the Shogun’s silver telescope.
UPDATE: We are very sorry to announce the postponement of this year’s Sydney Asian Art Series lecture with Yung Ma, due to current international travel disruptions. Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support of the series. We hope to announce a new date for Yung Ma’s lecture soon.
Sydney Asian Art Series presents its third speaker for 2019, Yasufumi Nakamori (Senior Curator of International Art (Photography) at Tate Modern).
We can think of design as an inherently anticipatory process. This lecture explores how a history of exhibitionary architecture that starts in the 1970s in China and abroad contributed to the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to reposition itself relative to the world at large.
In May 2019, Malini Guha (Carleton University) presented a talk entitled ‘Kolkata ‘Rising’: The Politics of Place in Recent Bengali Cinema’ as part of the Sydney Asian Art Series. Watch the talk below. Presented by The Sydney Asian Art Series is presented by the University of Sydney’s China Studies … READ MORE