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RETELLINGS: RAINBOW CHAN X SIN WAI KIN

RETELLINGS: RAINBOW CHAN X SIN WAI KIN

Header images: Abdela Igmirien, Dan Wilton

RETELLINGS: RAINBOW CHAN X SIN WAI KIN⁠
14 +15 August 2024⁠⁠

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For Cement Fondu’s 6th annual pairing of an esteemed international artist with a rising local star, Turner Prize nominated Sin Wai Kin is teamed with award-winning multidisciplinary artist Rainbow Chan in Retellings, a gallery exhibition and live performance, co-presented with Phoenix Central Park.⁠

Underscored by an evocative soundscape, the performance delves into the porous nature of storytelling. The artists will retell semi-autobiographical prose multiple times, with each version subtly shifting and blending into the next. As the stories evolve, the lines between the storytellers and their iterations blur, creating a narrative that questions the notion of authenticity and origins. “Retellings” invites you to enjoy an evening of dynamic and evolving tales, immersing you in the creative synergy of these two innovative voices.⁠

Preceding the collaborative performance, Rainbow Chan will perform new songs from her upcoming album ‘The Bridal Lament’ along with earlier, celebrated musical pieces.⁠

Retellings is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Retellings (Revisited) at Cement Fondu, which will feature newly commissioned artworks by Rainbow Chan alongside recent works by Sin Wai Kin previously not seen in Australia. ⁠

The exhibition launches Saturday 10 August 6-8pm and runs until 29 September.⁠

Sin Wai Kin (b. 1991, Toronto, CA) brings fantasy to life through storytelling in performance, moving image, writing, and print. Drawing on experiences of existing between binary categories, their work realizes alternate worlds to describe lived experiences of desire, identification and consciousness.⁠

Rainbow Chan (b. 1990, Hong Kong, lives and works in Naarm/Melbourne) is a singer, music producer and visual artist who works across sound, painting, performance and installation. Her practice is interested in notions of authenticity, imperfect translations and matrilineal histories.

EXHIBITION
RETELLINGS (REVISITED): RAINBOW CHAN X SIN WAI KIN

RETELLINGS PERFORMANCES
PHOENIX CENTRAL PARK
14 + 15 AUGUST, 2024

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EXHIBITION DATES
10 AUGUST – 29 SEPTEMBER

PROJECT SPACE
JAYANTO TAN

OPENING HOURS
THURSDAY – SUNDAY
11AM-5PM

THIS PROJECT IS PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY CREATE NSW
CO-PRESENTED WITH PHOENIX CENTRAL PARK

SPONSORS

We acknowledge the Bidjigal and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation,

the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which Cement Fondu stands.

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