Guo Jian and Ah Xian

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An extraordinary thing happened at the Casula Powerhouse last Friday night. It was the opening night of the new Refugees exhibition, which includes the now Sydney-based Chinese artists Ah Xian and Guo Jian. Cast your mind back to 1989 and the infamous Tiananmen Square massacre of pro-democracy protesters by government armed forces. Ah Xian and Guo Jian were both ...