Rickshaw Tales – Chinese New Year 2017
HAYMARKET – JANUARY 27 – FEBRUARY 14, 2017.
Jump aboard a customised, artist-commissioned rickshaw for curated local food tours throughout Haymarket as 4A celebrates Chinese New Year 2017.
4A’s Rickshaw Tales is a community-engaged program where people ride a customised, artist-commissioned rickshaw on curated tours through Haymarket.
Ride around the suburb on a rickshaw that has been customised by Sydney-based Chinese Australian artist Louise Zhang. Zhang’s lolly-esque globular painting style is evocative of the Asian sweets riders will get to sample as they learn about the stories behind the food at some of Haymarket’s most-loved snack stops. Participants will also be able to partake in a walking tour version of this program with a 4A staff member.Participants will also be able to partake in a walking tour version of this program with a 4A staff member.
Please note: this tour involves food sampling. While alternatives may be provided where possible, food intolerances and preferences are unable to be catered for. In the event of wet weather or extreme heat, refunds will be provided and alternative tour bookings offered where possible.
On February 4-5, bring the whole family to our childrens’ program, produced in partnership with the Chinese Garden of Friendship. Rickshaw Tales has been made possible with major support from the City of Sydney and is part of the 2017 Sydney Chinese New Year Festival.
Louise Zhang and 4A Gallery Director Mikaela Tai ride a rickshaw Louise decorated to celebrate Chinese New Year (photo by
Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)
Louise Zhang with a rickshaw she decorated to celebrate Chinese New Year (photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)