Towards the end of 2009 I was passing through Fairfield for the first time in a number of years and, seeing a small flock of blue, maroon and grey 'galahs' dart across the Horsley Drive in a death-defying flight from school, I felt a sudden compulsion to drop in. ...continue reading "One universe, many worlds"
Probably the most interesting and poignant work to hit the airwaves this week is Tank Man Tango: a dance created as a memorial to Tank Man, the man who defiantly stood in front of advancing tanks in Tiananmen Square 20 years ago: 4 June 1989.
The organising website forget2forget has the details of the art-work, including the U-Tube link to the original footage and the steps people can perform in ritual remembrance of the event–yet another in which a government (literally) rides ‘rough-shod’ over the lives of ordinary people. ...continue reading "Tank Man Tango"