“Clouds Intersected”, an exhibition that incorporated both Chinese and Australian artists, displaying the aesthetic and conceptual intersections and exchanges occurred through the sharing of their work and ideas, was opened at the China Cultural Centre in Sydney on 9th June.
Curated by Mrs. Hong Li, this exhibition received generous support from five Sydney-based galleries, which were Art Atrium, Janet Clayton Gallery, Spot81, Martin Browne Contemporary, and Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery.
“Unlike most of the previous exhibition in the Centre, this is our first time to join hands with Australian local galleries, exhibiting art works from both countries on the same occasion.” said Zhao Li, Director of the Centre. “As the title indicates, the exhibition is aiming to connect artists from distinct cultural backgrounds.”
Mrs. Hong Li, the curator of this exhibition expressed her gratitude to the concerted effort from both the Centre and galleries for fulfilling a long-held desire of hers.
“It has long been my desire to hold such an exhibition, this dream has finally come true today. ”
Representatives from local galleries also delivered brief speeches and shared their thoughts on the exhibition.
Mr. Trevor Victor Harvey, Director of Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery extended his appreciation towards China Cultural Centre “for giving this opportunity to exchange our cultures”.
“The whole process of this random cross over is a wonderful idea”, Mrs. Janet Clayton from Janet Clayton Gallery commented on the exhibition like this. “That process of the clouds intersecting of the randomness will make something really special.”
“We are absolutely delighted to be here”, and “I’d like to thank China Cultural Centre for having this exhibition, and also Hong Li for curating such a fantastic exhibition”, spoken by Michelle Perry from Spot81, and Simon Chan from Art atrium respectively.
The opening ceremony was covered by Xinhua News Agency and SBS. This exhibition will open to public at the China Cultural Centre in Sydney until 10th of July.