Explore our 4A Talks library of panel talks, in-conversations, reading, lectures, transcripts, and more. This growing archive spotlights artists, writers, curators, cultural workers, arts leaders, and researchers, as well as other visionaries featured in the wider 4A program. Keen to access more talks? Visit our archives website.
Please Explain: Kababayan
To mark the closing weekend of ‘For us sinners’, 4A hosted an in-conversation between artist Marikit Santiago and Professor Anna Cristina Pertierra (Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building at University of Technology Sydney) on Saturday 14 May, 2pm. Anna and Marikit discussed the representation of Filipina-Australians in daily social, political and cultural life, and how family, motherhood and religion have influenced their personal identities and professional careers.
Recorded 14 May 2022
4A Digital In Review
Recorded 18 November 2021
4A Papers Issue 10: Letter from the Editor
Mariam Arcilla reads her Letter from the Editor to introduce 4A Papers: Issue 10. Featuring contributions from Matt Chun, Green Papaya Art Projects, Leora Joy Jones, Annette An-Jen Liu, and Hugh Hudson / Taipei National University of the Arts 國立台北藝術大學. Access Issue 10 here,
Recorded 04 October 2021
Recorded 09 September 2021
Kien Situ and John Choi
Kien Situ in conversation with John Choi
Recorded 26 July 2021
Off The Page: Design, illustration and authorship in contemporary comics
Panel discussion with Jin Hien Lau, Meg O’Shea and W. Chew Chan, moderated by Con Gerakaris. Held as part of Acute Actions: Responses to I Am Not A Virus, Part 2.
Recorded 08 July 2021
Let’s unpack Acute Acts: 4A Panel x Performance
Panel discussion at Firstdraft with Andrea Srisurapon, Jayanto Tan, and curator Reina Takeuchi, followed by a performance by Amy Zhang X MaggZ. Held as part of Acute Actions: Responses to I Am Not a Virus, Part 1.
Recorded 15 May 2021
Sophia Cai: Art, craft, collective solidarity and fandom culture
Sophia Cai in conversation with Mariam Arcilla. Held as part of Acute Actions: Responses to I Am Not a Virus, Part 1.
Recorded 13 May 2021
Artist talk with James Jirat Patradoon
James Jirat Patradoon in conversation with Con Gerakaris
Recorded 13 February 2021
Sofiyah Ruqayah in conversation with Reina Takeuchi
Recorded 24 October 2020
Top image: Lee Kun -Yong , The Method of Drawing 76 - 2, first performed in 1976, (re -performed in 2018); photo: Document Photography