BEING CHINESE/WHITE/OTHER

BEING CHINESE/WHITE/OTHER

Friday 26 August 2016, 12:45pm—1:45pm

Two writers, a generation apart, consider their identity as New Zealanders of Chinese descent. Helene Wong received a standing ovation for her lecture at the 2016 Auckland Writers Festival based on her book Being Chinese: A New Zealander's Story, in which she attempts to 'find [her] place in the world'. Alice Canton's play White/Other 'blows apart the re-presentations of Asianness and attempts to fix it back together in a sticky overflowing mess'.

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Two writers, a generation part, consider their identity as New Zealanders of Chinese descent. Helene Wong received a standing ovation for her lecture at the 2016 Auckland Writers Festival based on her book Being Chinese: A New Zealander's Story, in which she attempts to 'find [her] place in the world'. Alice Canton's play White/Other 'blows apart the re-presentations of Asianness and attempts to fix it back together in a sticky overflowing mess'. Don't miss this fascinating conversation about common ground and different life experiences.

The Chamber, The Piano
Christchurch, New Zealand

The Chamber has wooden paneling, a sprung floor and silent air conditioning. The Chamber has excellent acoustics for music and is ideally suited to dance, drama, public seminars, meetings, presentations and workshops.

Address: 156 Armagh Street
Christchurch
Canterbury
Phone: 03 3775000
Web: www.thepiano.nz