Scotty So and Chunxiao Qu
AboutJoin us for an evening of performance and poetry at Bendigo Art Gallery and La Trobe Art Institute from 5:30 pm on Friday 7 October.
Performance: Let no one sleep by Scotty So
Bendigo Art Gallery, from 5:30 pm
Hong Kong-born, Melbourne-based artist Scotty So will lead us on a roving drag performance that combines the costumes from Chinese opera with an acapella version of Signore, ascolta! by Giacomo Puccini.
Book launch: This poetry book is too good to have a name & Logic poetry by Chunxiao Qu
La Trobe Art Institute, from 6:00 pm
Following the performance, China-born, Melbourne-based artist and poet Chunxiao Qu will read from her latest book of cutting, humorous poetry, published by Discipline. Chunxiao’s first large-scale public artwork on the View Street façade of La Trobe Art Institute originated in these texts. She will be joined in conversation by the book’s co-editors and contributors, Dr Helen Hughes, Amy May Stuart and
Dr Juhani Yli-Vakkuri.
Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550