This is a forgotten story of the Japanese in Australia.
Inspired by the true story of Yasukichi Murakami, a Japanese-Australian photographer, entrepreneur and inventor who was a remarkable character in northern Australia in the early 1900s, this multi-disciplinary work is a contemporary framing of Murakami’s life through the lens of modern day Japanese-Australian theatre maker Mayu Kanamori.

AWASE MISO @Canowindra

PRESENTED BY ROSNAY ORGANIC  AWASE MISO is an improvisational cooking performance with music, movement and story telling of miso soup. Miso is a seasoning made of fermented soybeans. Awase is to combine and mix. By sharing the ritual of cooking miso soup, a deeply rooted and emotional tradition often passed on from mothers to daughters in Japan, the artists and audience explore synthesis of memories of family and love through preparation of soup, songs and rhymes of giving and nourishing. ARTISTS: Terumi Narushima, Arisa Yura, Alex Salter and Mayu Kanamori DATE & TIME: 10 Oct (Sat) 6:30pm – 8:00pm VENUE: All Saints’ Anglican Church, Belmore St, Canowindra TICKETS @DOOR: $25 General Admission; $15 […]

The Longhouse

YOU’RE AN INDEPENDENT ASIAN AUSTRALIAN ARTIST WITH A GREAT PROJECT. HOW DO YOU GET IT UP? Welcome to the Longhouse – a place to meet, share stories and build a community. Performance 4a’s Longhouse is a program of free events that will serve as a creative hub for Asian Australian performance makers to play/teach/learn/share/change/create. The Longhouse combines informative and inspiring talks, performances, masterclasses and workshops with the opportunity to network with your peers. It’s free and all artists and arts workers with an interest in exploring Asian Australian themes through contemporary performance are welcome. Our Inaugural event and Launch at the exciting creative space 107 Projects is a timely panel […]