ICYMI: the week’s top arts news

From an Indigenous writing symposium to festival cancellations, here's the arts news you may have missed this week.
Amy Karle, Regenerative Reliquary, 2016, video. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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EVENT: Taking place on Saturday 14 August at Bunjil Place (Melbourne), enjoy a day to explore the art and ideas of diaspora through dance, discussion, and more. Home(s) is a cross-cultural and cross-genre dance project that brings together four dance artists from a diverse range of backgrounds: Jennifer Ma, Nak Assa, Kaitlin Malone, and David Leupolu. Through a mix of contemporary dance, street dance and experimental music backgrounds, the works unravel the dancers’ own cultural experiences and investigate their sense of belonging at the crossroads of diverse cultural influences. Featuring music composed by Bluey Mooney and lights designed by Adelaide Harney. One of a number of events complementing the survey exhibition John Young: Diaspora, Psyche showing until Sunday 12 September. See the full program.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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