CHARITY BANQUET: Pachinko Royale 2009

4A Annual Banquet and Art Auction: Pachinko Royale 2009

7 February 2009, at Noble Court

Music by DJ Chad Davis, performance by Ana Moët and Maria Feng Yee

Works donated by: Vernon Ah Kee, Brook Aitken, Matt Cox, Jumaadi, Jasper Knight, Lindy Lee, Hoon Li (Jaehoon Lee), Pamela Mei-Leng See, Chris Pang, Koji Ryui, John Young, Ah Xian

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BOOK LAUNCH: Look Who’s Morphing by Tom Cho

28 May 2009

Launched by William Yang with a reading by Tom Cho from his book Look Who’s Morphing

‘Gallery 4A is pleased to present in association with Giramondo and Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney, a series of innovative public programs featuring Asian-Australian writers, which coincide and expand upon Gallery 4A’s exhibition program featuring Asian-Australian artists.

The first of these events is Tom Cho’s book Look Who’s Morphing, a modern day Gulliver Travels tale where the hero romps through a series of surreal adventures spanning across Western pop culture encounters…’

Tom Cho is a 34 year old writer from Melbourne. He has performed at various literature festivals across Australia, and his stories have been published in Australia, USA, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, France, Sweden and Italy. He is currently completing his PhD in Professional Writing in Deakin University.



William Yang Storytelling Workshops

15 March 2009, 22 March 2009

Performance 4A presents a rare opportunity for budding storytellers, playwrights, scriptwriters, poets and authors to join celebrated photographer and monologist William Yang for storytelling workshops in Sydney on 15 & 22 March 2009.

The workshops will discuss participant’s stories and their suitability for adaptation. Selected pieces will be developed over the two workshops.

William Yang is a well-known photographer and performer. Since 1989, he has been performing monologues with image projection and music in the theatre. HIs pieces tend to be autobiographical and they explore themes of marginalisation in the Australian Chinese family, gay community and aboriginal community. To date, Yang has completed ten full-length pieces, most of which have toured Australia and internationally.