I'm available to speak about China and/or Chinese contemporary art to student or interest groups and can tailor a presentation to the needs of your particular sector. My experience includes designing and delivering lectures and workshops for teachers and secondary students; guest lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate university students in Sydney, London, Melbourne, Shanghai and Beijing; lectures for interest groups; panel discussions; exhibition floor talks and conference presentations and keynotes.
During the time of the Covid-19 Pandemic, talks can be delivered using Zoom or other appropriate platforms.
Recent experiences include:
guest lectures for MA students at UNSW, Sydney University, China Women's University, Beijing, and Sotheby's Institute, London
lecture for TAASA members, Sydney in 2019
lectures to NGV Members and volunteer guides about the exhibition 'A Fairy Tale in Red Times' in 2019
lectures on contemporary Chinese art for the Royal Asiatic Society in Beijing and Shanghai in 2018
Member of panel discussing Chinese art and culture at Peking University's Yenching Academy Global Symposium in 2018
Conference presentations at AAANZ (Auckland 2019), AASA (Sydney 2018), CCVA (Birmingham 2017), INSEA (Melbourne 2015) and VADEA Annual Conferences on numerous occasions
Opening talks for solo exhibitions of Hu Qinwu, Liu Zhuoquan and Gao Ping at Niagara Galleries, Melbourne and Vermilion Art, Sydney, and a floor talk for the exhibition of Chinese women artists, 'Sworn Sisters', at Vermilion Art Sydney
Opening address for an exhibition of works by Shen Jiawei at the University of Western Sydney's Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture in 2018
Book talks at the Beijing Bookworm (2016）Vermilion Art (2016) and Wollongong Art Gallery (2018)
Guest lectures for teachers and students at government, Catholic and independent schools (underpinned by more than 30 years' classroom and head teacher experience as well as syllabus design and HSC assessment experience）