Australian artists working in China win Australian Arts in Asia Awards

On 05/08/2013 by Site Default

Australian artists working in China have taken out more than half of the inaugural Australian Arts in Asia Awards, Arts Minister Tony Burke confirmed in a statement on Friday after presented the awards last night in Sydney.

The Awards were created to help promote the Australian Government’s commitment in the national cultural policy Creative Australia to the increasing engagement of artists and arts organizations in cultural exchanges building collaborative partnerships with their international counterparts.

According to him, winners include musical organizations, individual artists, multimedia arts exhibitions and a philanthropic arts project engaging with organizations and individuals in China. Seven won eight of the 14 awards.

And the remaining six awards shared between Australian artists engaging with their counterparts in India, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand/Vietnam/Mongolia…

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