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Children of China - Tami Xiang and Ai Song

Tuesday, 24 September 2019


Children of China, a duo exhibition by contemporary artists, Tami Xiang and Ai Song.

Working with the social practice of photography, Xiang examines the issues surrounding the migration of people from rural to urban environments in China. In particular the impact this shift has on the lives of children, who grow up with their grandparents.

Re-working children’s self-portraiture, Song the examines the life of children in Chinese Care Centres.

Ai Song

Ai Song is a Chinese sculpture artist, born in 1969, graduated from HuBei Academy of Fine Arts. He made his name with the iconic barbed wire works Castle and Dove of Peace. He won the Dragon Design Fund Award and became a member of hundred designers in China design industry and Lorenzo Prize at 11th International Biennial of Contemporary Art XI rd Edition (Integrated media class).

Tami Xiang

Tami Xiang is a Perth based Chinese-Australian artist and academic scholar. She has achieved the Masters of Fine Arts from University of Western Australia (UWA) and she is currently undertaking a PhD by research at UWA. Tami’s work has been exhibited in Australia, mainland China, France, Taiwan and the U.S.

Event details

The exhibitions will take place from Thursday, 17 October to Thursday, 31 October at Spectrum Project Space, Mount Lawley Campus, Edith Cowan University.

Opening event

Opened by Associate Professor Panizza Allmark
Date: Thursday, 17 October 2019
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue: Spectrum Project Space, ECU Mount Lawley Campus, Building 3, Room 3.191

Artist talk

Tami Xiang
Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Time: 11:00am
Venue: Spectrum Project Space, ECU Mount Lawley Campus, Building 3, Room 3.191

Open hours

Tuesday to Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm - 5.00pm


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