Hosted by the ANU Malaysia Institute, the 2020 Malaysia Update was held at a time of public health, political and economic crisis globally. Malaysia too is facing unprecedented challenges, with political alliances shifting and restructuring, the economy contracting sharply during COVID-19, and many people at risk of losing their lives and livelihoods.
At the Cultural Update on 23 October 2020, experts discussed the role of arts and culture during COVID-19 and the impact of the pandemic on the sector.
Speaker: • Jo Kukathas, writer, director, actor and Artistic Director, The Instant Cafe Theatre Company
Discussant: • Dr Simon Soon, Senior Lecturer, Visual Arts Program, University of Malaya
Moderator: • Dr Show Ying Xin, Postdoctoral Fellow, ANU Malaysia Institute
For more information visit http://malaysiainstitute.anu.edu.au