Kites to carry familial memories

BrisAsia 2024 resident artists Christine Ko and Louis Lim will present an iteration of their kite installation that shares the stories of local migrant communities.
Christine Ko and Louis Kim, 'Departure' exhibition to show at Museum of Brisbane. Photo: Louis Lim. A kite with a background made from a family photo in yellow hues, in the foreground in red is a mother with young children standing in from of a vintage car.

The Museum of Brisbane’s BrisAsia 2024 Artist-in-Residence program will welcome Brisbane-based Asian Australian artists Christine Ko and Louis Lim to create a collective kite installation sharing tales from local migrant communities.

From today (1 February) to 7 June 2024, Ko and Lim will stage the latest iteration of their ongoing Departure exhibition, which coincides with the BrisAsia Festival of Asian art and culture (1-18 February).

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne.