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

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