Article 14.1

Exhibition and Shows

14 Jan 2019 to 23 Jan 2019

Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution – Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 14.1

For this 10-day durational performance, Australian artist Phuong Ngo invites viewers to join him as he relieves a momentous journey – his parents’ immigration by boat from Vietnam in 1981. Join Ngo as he folds thousands of origami boats and listen to recorded interviews with Vietnamese refugees.

On the last night of the performance a special boat burning ceremony takes place at sunset in memory of those lost at sea.


Bar Caters for hearing impairment Family Friendly Free Wifi Public Toilet Restaurant Shop Wheelchair access


Free Entry

Event Times

14 Jan 2019 to 23 Jan 2019

Once Only Event


Museum of Contemporary Art

140 George Street, The Rocks, 2000

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Cockatoo Island Camping

Woolwich, Hunters Hill

Front of hotel building

Mrs Banks Boutique Hotel

Paddington, Sydney


Tamarama Apartments

, Waverley

Balmoral Pavilion

Balmoral Pavilion



Adina Apartment Hotel Coogee Sydney

Coogee, Randwick

Dining Room

Meriton Suites Kent Street


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