Process-Journey, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing / Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai / Sino Space, Hong Kong
Artists: Guan Wei, Lindy Lee, Jayne Dyer, Li Gang, Laurens Tan, Tony Scott, Rose Farrell and George Parkin
Process-Journey commemorates the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Australia. Eight Chinese and Australian artists explore and interrogate concepts of cross-cultural exchange. The exhibition is supported by the Australian Embassy and Australia China Council. Each artist has developed a significant relationship within both countries. Born in Beijing, Li Gang studied in Australia from 1991 to 1996; Australian artists Lindy Lee, Jayne Dyer, Rose Farrell and George Parkin were awarded Asialink VACB residencies in Beijing in 1994, 1995 and 2000 respectively; Guan Wei left China in 1989 and now has studios in Sydney and Beijing; Melbourne artist and curator Tony Scott first exhibited in Beijing in 1994; Laurens Tan had an Australia-China Council residency in 2006.