Focuses on a series of interactions and exchanges - whether philosophical, political, aesthetic, or commercial - between Australia and the cultures of the Asia-Pacific region.

chapter |7 pages


ByMaryanne Dever

chapter 1|12 pages

The ‘Impossible' Aesthetic

Asia and Australian Visual Arts
ByPamela Hansford

chapter 2|13 pages

On the Beach, Until the End of the World

ByPeter J. Hutchings

chapter 3|19 pages

Postmodern Tristesse or Transacting Authenticity in Strange Places

Dennis O'Rourke's The Good Woman of Bangkok
ByPhilip Robertson

chapter 4|18 pages

The Orphan Complex

An Australian Myth Travels to Asia
ByGabrielle Finnane

chapter 5|13 pages

Screening the Other Woman

Pozzan and Bretherton's As the Mirror Burns
ByMaryanne Dever

chapter 6|18 pages

Translation, Ethnocentrism and Cinema

ByRobert Nery

chapter 7|21 pages

Re-Inventing the Killing Fields

Australian Press Coverage of Cambodia
ByAlan Knight

chapter 8|21 pages

Ad-Sick, Love-Sick, Home-Sick

ByVirginia Nightingale

chapter 9|19 pages

Looking for Love (In All the Wrong Places)

The Production of Thailand in Recent Australian Cinema
ByAnnette Hamilton

chapter 10|14 pages

The Australian Tourist Novel

ByGraham Huggan

chapter 11|20 pages

Objects, Stereotypes and Cultural Exchange

ByMary Mackay

chapter 12|18 pages

Australia's Recent Visual Art Exchanges With Asia

ByJohn Clark