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MAPPING MELBOURNE 2016 – MINI MAPPING: SYMPHONY OF BOXES
February 12, 2016 - February 13, 2016
Multicultural Arts Victoria presents Mapping Melbourne 2016
From December 1-17 the fourth edition of Mapping Melbourne will unfold across the city in a celebration of our unique Asian Australian identity and international creative connections. Transforming spaces with a series of free multi-art form events and exhibitions the festival will profile established and emerging artists from across China, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, India, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam and Malaysia.
Friday 2 December
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, cnr of Swanston St and Flinders St
The beauty and precision of Chinese calligraphy will infuse with the fractured architecture of Deakin Edge in a stunning art installation overlooking the Yarra River. This unique live art installation will feature work by senior artists from China, Zhang Qiang, Huang Yan and Wang Xiaoming.
As the sun goes down the space will be filled with a live music collaboration bringing together Australian/Chinese guzheng player Mindy Meng Wang and acclaimed Australian trumpeter/composer/sound artist, Peter Knight.
CHINESE AUSTRALIAN FILM SCREENING
Saturday 3 December, 1pm-9pm
RMIT Building 80, L4, Room 11, 445 Swanston St
An exciting selection of films from Australia and China will be presented in collaboration with RMIT and Shanghai Theatre Academy.
Find our more about Mapping Melbourne 2016 visit: http://multiculturalarts.com.au/multicultural-arts-victoria-presents-mapping-melbourne-2016/