PHILOSOPHER'S PHOTOS

Carnival of Bold – Artists for social change

Six artists lead the ranks on the quest for social change with works highlighting cultural awareness, indigenous rights, sexuality, gender equality, diversity, feminism, youth and marginalised communities. Carnival of the Bold presents a lineup that will captivate, challenge and inspire you. Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney Saturday, 6th June 2015 3pm – 5pm More info: http://www.vividsydney.com/speaker/mayu-kanamori Tix: http://coalitionofmischief.com/carnivalofthebold/tickets/ Mayu Kanamori: Japanese-Australian Storyteller Candy Bowers: Hip Hop Artist / Writer Luka Lesson: Spoken Word Artist Rani Pramesti: Indonesian-Australian Performance Maker Fadia Abboud: Arab-Australian Filmmaker Poetribe (Yilinhi – Lorna Munro): Indigenous Spoken Word Performer Kim ‘Busty Beatz’ Bowers: Performer

Japanese on the Move

Japanese on the Move is a project facilitated by Professor Ingrid Piller from Macquarie University and Dr Kimie Takahashi from Assumption University of Thailand, who have collected and collated personal stories and reflections  on what it means to be on the move and at home and to belong to two (or more) countries. This is a project which hits the exact pulse of where we are today: people moving from country to country, cultures to cultures, in a world that appears to be getting smaller by the minute. Concepts such as transnationalism and globalisation comes to mind. But these words are not just concepts. They are real to so many of us that live in […]