Public engagement

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Conferences

‘Chinese Communist Party posters at the National Gallery of Australia and ephemeral counter-narratives in the future direction of Australia-Asia relations’, Asian Studies Association of Australia, University of Melbourne, July 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19).

‘Framing self/other relations through curatorial strategies of containment and classification in eighteenth-century porcelain display’, College Art Association, Chicago, February 2020.

‘The social context of massed porcelain display: Aesthetics, politics and history in Liu Jianhua’s installation of Regular-Fragile at Oxburgh Hall’, Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, December 2018.

‘The Commissioning and Representation of Local Labour by Global Contemporary Artists in the Porcelain City of Jingdezhen’, Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, Australian National University, Canberra, December 2016.


Workshops, symposia & public events

‘Speaking with/to/for artists and my efforts to find balance between these positions’, Issues in Asian Art Research, University of Melbourne, August 2018.

‘Transexperience and the in-between in the porcelain sculptures of Sin-ying Ho’, The Transnational in Asian Art, Australian National University, September 2017.

‘Time and the Body: Ah Xian and the Chinese Artisans of Jingdezhen’, public lecture for Ah Xian: Axiom at Hamilton Gallery, Victoria, February 2017.


Art Monthly Australasia blog

Crossing continents and time: Daniel Thomas on the incomparable Christo’, 3 June 2020.

Familiarity and intimacy: “Together in Art”’, 27 May 2020.

Reopening windows to other worlds through art’, 20 May 2020.

Artist conversations “dig deep within the soul”’, 13 May 2020.

Remembering James Mollison: A flair for collection-building’, 28 April 2020.

Turning inwards, and outwards: Galleries in the time of coronavirus’, 7 April 2020.

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