performances &

In conversation with Alexander Chee, The Wheeler Centre

In conversation with Alexander Chee, The Wheeler Centre



LIMINAL at Australian Short Story Festival, 12PM October 20, 2019.
Readings by Melanie Cheng, Elizabeth Flux, Roanna Gonsalves, Sumudu Samarawickrama, Hannah Wu & Jessica Yu. Hosted & curated by Leah Jing.

Artists at the Threshold’, Generations Panel, 11AM, Immigration Museum. October 26, 2019.
An inter-generational panel–Maxine Beneba Clarke, Jason Tamiru, Leah Jing McIntosh, Thando, Mamo Alto–consider the role and influence of those who’ve come before and those who follow, in their work and culture.

Mapping the Asian-Australian Arts Landscape, AASRN Conference 2019, November 7-8 2019.
In a cultural climate where institutional lip service to discourses around diversity and decolonisation in the arts galore - what is the actual reality for Asian-Australians navigating the arts landscape?

Comic Sans exhibition, Mapping Melbourne Festival, Testing Grounds, November 29, 2019.
Drawing As Thinking: an exhibition featuring artists from issues 1,2 and 3.

Comic Sans Workshop, Mapping Melbourne Festival, Testing Grounds, November 30, 2019.

Archibald Zine-Making Workshop with LIMINAL, MPavilion, December 1, 2019.

NIDAnights: Silent Treatment, 6.30PM, December 3, 2019.
LIMINAL presents ‘Silent Treatment’, an exploration of silence. Featuring flower boy 卓颖贤, Tracey Chen, Jamie Marina Lau, Darlene Silva Soberano, Panda Wong, and more.


Creative Womxn: Taking up space and elevating each other, Panel, RMIT, 2019.
Unpacking the complex and interrelated challenges faced by female arts practitioners.

A Liminal Art, Melbourne Writers Festival, 2019.
In conversation with Manisha Anjali, Bella Li, Eunice Andrada and Jamie Marina Lau.

Who Me?, Melbourne Writers Festival 2019.
In conversation with Alistair Baldwin and Mira Schlosberg.

INTERSTITIAL, Emerging Writers Festival, 2019.

Creative State Summit: Making space – diversity and inclusion in the independent sector, 2019.
How can we imagine and work towards a truly intersectional arts sector?

Synthetic Heat 2.2 Reading series, West Space, 2019.

Alexander Chee: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Wheeler Centre, 2019.
In conversation with writer Alexander Chee for the Wheeler Centre’s Mayhem series.

State of play – equity and inclusive practice in Australia Panel, Diversity Arts Symposium, 2019.
ArtsHub article, ‘9 electric quotes on diversity from industry experts’ on this panel here.

International Women’s Day Panel on burnout, mental health and self-care, herwords, 2019.
What does it mean when you’re continually asked to 'be strong', achieve big things, and drive change?

City of Literature Brains Trust, UNESCO City of Literature Office, 2019
Developing a strategic plan for the City of Literature.

Parliament: Future Melbourne, Senator in the City of Literature Senate, 2018.
Presented in partnership with the Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office..

‘Cultural exchange in the We-media era’ Panelist at the Australia-China Young Dialogue, 2018.
Exploring the impact of social media on Australia-China cultural and social exchange.

Cosmopolitan Possibilities Panelist at The Institute of Postcolonial Studies, 2018.
Prompted by their recent discovery of a multicultural literature archive at Deakin University, cultural studies academics come together with artists to explore how art and ‘the digital’ can be used to find new points of connection between diasporic narratives.

'Visible' Panelist at Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, 2018.
An open-circle discussion about diversity in the Arts and the challenges women of colour have getting their work seen.  

IMAGE:POWER Chair at Footscray Community Arts Centre, 2018
What does a decolonised visual culture look like? What exactly does decolonisation in art mean? 

'The Next Big Thing' Reading for The Wheeler Centre, 2018
Reading 'The Grand Canyon and Other Chasms', an essay created during my Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship

SIGNAL X LIMINAL Workshop Presenter, at the Emerging Writers Festival, 2018
A workshop for visual storytelling, led with writer and performer Adolfo Aranjuez

Closed Forum for Women and Non-Binary Writers Participant for the Emerging Writers Festival, 2018. 
Presentation at the EWF Closing Night, 2018. 

In Conversation with Savanhdary Vongpoothorn at National Gallery of Australia, 2018. 
Lao-Australian artist Savanhdary Vongpoothorn in conversation with Leah Jing.

'Keep the Fire Burning' Panelist at National Gallery of Victoria, 2018. 
It’s one thing to have a passion project, but when you’re not getting paid and trying to juggle other commitments, how do you keep that passion alive?

A Platform of One's Own Presenter at the Digital Writers Festival, 2017. 
Carving out a space of your own within the digital stratosphere, and the challenges and possibilities of the medium