Exhibitions

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Past exhibitions

05
Jun
2019

Gobi in the Heart of Asia

Mongolia is defined by its nomadic horse-culture and untamed landscape. It is a place where one can connect with nature and be completely free in a perfect harmony between people and nature. The artist portrays his love for the unique beauty of Mongolia in this, the first solo exhibition of his work.

Gobi in the Heart of Asia
02
Nov
2018

Living Water: Journeying in inks

Fuelled by a passion for ink and paper, and intrigued by the rich visual languages of Chinese painting and Chinese calligraphy, Living Water: Journeying in inks, is Ella Whateley’s response to immersion in Taiwanese culture during her residency at National Taiwan University of Arts. Dr.

14
Sep
2018

Opening Night — The Colours of Anthropology: A Visual Anthropology Exhibition

The Colours of Anthropology photography exhibition is an exploration of sensory ethnography with a particular focus on colour. It showcases the photographs of ANU anthropologists taken during their research “in the field” in various places around the world.

The Colours of Anthropology
16
Jul
2018

Newly discovered photographs of Beijing, 1900–1902

The photographs of Beijing in this exhibition were taken in 1901 and 1902 shortly after the end of the Boxer Uprising. They come from an album in the possession of Svetlana Paichadze, assistant professor at Hokkaido University.

Street barber
30
Jan
2018

Telling Tales: a look inside the Asia-Pacific map collection

Telling Tales: A Look Inside the Asia-Pacific Map Collection shows a selection of maps from the Collection’s unique holdings to offer a picture of the distinct way maps generate meaning and tell stories of time and place.

Enquiries: cap.cartogis@anu.edu.au
02 6125 2230

Telling tales exhibition
13
Nov
2017

Silent Witnesses: an exhibition of sculptures by Martin Rowney

Exhibition opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm

Salvaged light switches in the artwork 'Network'
29
Sep
2017

The Art of Anthropology

The Art of Anthropology showcases the photographs of 31 ANU anthropologists taken during their research “in the field” in various places around the world. The exhibition is a window into the beauty and dynamics of ethnographic inquiry, highlighting the multiplicity and diversity of research methodologies that anthropologists use in their work.

The Art of Anthropology image- India
27
Aug
2016

Zhang Peili: from painting to video 张培力:从绘画到录像

Zhang Peili: from Painting to Video is a collaboration between the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) and MAAP-Media Art Asia Pacific, Brisbane. The project is built around the generous gift to CIW, in 2014, of one of Zhang’s last paintings from the 1990s before he shifted his focus to video and media installation art.

28
Jun
2016

Oil and water: being Han in Xinjiang

This exhibition is part of a research project, including a book published in June 2016 by the University of Chicago press, into the experiences of Han people in Xinjiang, China. Most Han in Xinjiang have settled—or been settled by state decree— in the region since the Chinese Communist Party won the Civil War and took control of China in 1949.

A laid off “third front” factory worker from the exhibition
31
Mar
2016

Wei Leng Tay—The Other Shore 鄭瑋玲—彼岸

Young Mainland Chinese are moving to Hong Kong from all over China, leaving their homes because of family interests or in search of better education and career prospects. Such migrants fi­nd themselves in majority Chinese yet increasingly tense environments, often confronting entrenched ideas regarding ‘Mainlanders’.

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