Abdullah M. I. Syed, 'Brut for Men: Heart (English Version)' (detail), (2013), Hand- beaten and chamak patti (hand stickered ornamentation), metal medallion, wood and stainless steel, 149.86 x 116.84cm, Image courtesy the artist and Aicon Gallery.

Future Archaeology


Future Archaeology presents work by a group of emerging and mid-career artists who conceptually engage with notions of tradition through contemporary cultural artefacts. Through an appropriation of the discipline of archaeology, the exhibition attempts to present a complex image of the social and political movements throughout the Asia-Pacific based on narratives of migration, cultural displacement […]

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Job Opportunity: Marketing, Communications & Administration Assistant (Full-time)

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4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art is currently looking for a Marketing, Communications & Administration Coordinator. This role is full time and based out of the gallery in Haymarket. To apply download the PDF job description and send your cover letter, CV and your one page response to the selection criteria to mikala.tai@4a.com.au. Applications are due […]


4A 2015 Fundraiser


  In 2016 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art embarks on an ambitious artistic program that sees the organisation become truly national. Our curatorial program is expanding to engage with institutions, communities and individuals across Australia through collaborations with leading museums and galleries, local council groups and businesses and, importantly, artists. To celebrate our 20th […]


In conversation with Dr Thomas Berghuis


4A & The University of Melbourne present a conversation on building and expanding the contemporary art museum in Asia & the Pacific.   Speakers: Dr Thomas Berghuis (Museum MACAN, Jakarta, Indonesia) & Dr Rebecca Coates (Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria, Australia) Date: Tuesday, September 15, 6.30-7.30pm Venue: 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art RSVP via Eventbrite Join 4A for a […]