February 28, 2018
Guanyin in the South West: A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth
A COMMUNITY ART PROJECT CREATING DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE PERTH TAIWANESE COMMUNITY AND WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS
Through an extensive program of workshops, meetings, studio visits and cultural tours, twenty WA artists and twenty Taiwanese women share cultural objects and making skills. The aim of this project is to foster cultural understanding, respect and integration; to provide a platform to connect; to encourage face-to-face engagement; to build a sense of belonging through cultural mapping; and to create a local project with a global outlook.Participating artists: Nalda Searles, Olga Cironis, Janine McAullay Bott, Sarah Toohey, Perdita Philips, Eva Fernandez, Carmela Corvaia, Vanessa Wallace, Elizabeth Marruffo, Mel Dare, Claire Bushby, Louise Monte, Denise Violet Brown, Beverly Iles, Sharon Callow, Elizabeth Devlin, Shona McGregor, Alina Tang, Emily Ten Raa, Candy Chiao-Yun Lee, Imogen Blow and Della Cornish.