Exit Interview: Mikala Tai, Director 4A

At 4A, Mikala Tai fought for the legitimacy of contemporary Asian art in the Australian context. Her success is a message of hope in our journey to diversity and global acceptance.

Last week, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art announced the departure of Mikala Tai, who has held the reigns as Director of the Sydney-based organisation for over five years (started July 2015).

Tai also announced that she will be taking up the role of Head of Visual Arts at The Australia Council for the Arts, come 7 December. 

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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