Tag: australia

This post has been published on the 'London Progressive Journal' website on 24th December 2013.
When I first heard the suggestion that the judiciary and greater Parliamentary oversight could 'save the day' and  redress the ...Read more>

25 December 2013 |



An extraordinary interview by an Australian abroad who is rarely discussed or featured in the Australian media and, I would venture to say, is rarely thought of by Australians.   The Rolling Stone  interview of Julian Assange is important, and can be read online ...Read more>

5 March 2012 |

Mark Twain once said, "History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme."  That's race relations in Australia today.   I admire the simple, straightforward call by Dr Charlie Teo for Australia to address racism on Australia Day.  As an Asian-Australian I deeply sympathise with Dr Teo's speech.  ...Read more>

28 January 2012 |

I want to post Richard Flanagan's very brave and eloquent extract from his closing address at the 2011 Melbourne Writers' Festival- ‘The Australian Disease: The Decline of Love and the Rise of Non-freedom’ . It's strange, ten years ago the reasoning behind this piece wouldn't be under such siege ...Read more>

29 November 2011 |


Fair as the 3 independents' intentions are, their decision to return an incompetent and deeply unethical Government is proof that process isn't a measure of quality by any means. It helps, but reason without wisdom, always falls flat. Why waste the words? Anyway, Théodore Géricault did ...Read more>

7 September 2010 |

After an historic coup which removed a sitting first-term prime minister, I would be remiss to not add my thoughts. Since the over reaction to Bill Henson's photos, I and many artists have hardly been in love with Kevin Rudd. We found a creeping censorship across Australian arts ...Read more>

26 June 2010 |

   
Quick Note: Some very disturbing new Australian legislation has passed in the state of New South Wales (NSW) that targets and holds artists responsible for the terrible crime of child pornography.  This legislation doesn't regulate the ...Read more>

17 May 2010 |

 
The last 2 months I had a very interesting experience working with a politician in Western Australia, MLA John Hyde, the opposition minister for Arts and Heritage and Multiculturalism in Western Australia. In a series of meetings, I asked him questions about his past life before politics (he used ...Read more>

20 January 2010 |

A quick round up. I did a few illustrations for online magazine New Matilda, just to see how it would go. A great experience, but not something I continued as I'm working a full time job paying off a number of things including a new exhibition in 2008. But a ...Read more>

9 May 2007 |

This is an interview I did after I was invited to speak about the various political art projects I was doing, including the Social Policy Magazine cover, the Reflex exhibition in NYC, and some work I was doing for New Matilda magazine in Australia. The interviewer is Matthew ...Read more>

25 April 2007 |

This is an interview I gave to promote the Sedition show with McKenzie Murray interviewing me.
RTRFM Radio in Perth have been very supportive, especially with Sedition and Other Bedtime Stories. They were really surprised that I was doing the only ...Read more>

16 August 2006 |

  A Sociological Analysis of Gay Racism and  Its Affect on Asian Men in HIV Social Research Carl Gopalkrishnan
Murdoch University 1999
Supervisors
Assoc Prof Cora Baldock & Christopher Kendall. First Class Honours Pass 1999.
[download PDF  Size:715KB] This link has nothing to do ...Read more>

15 August 2006 |



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