The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) has announced that Asialink has joined the federation as an affiliate member.
Since 1990 Asialink Arts has worked to initiate cultural and artistic exchanges between Australia and the countries of Asia. Its aim is to promote cultural understanding, information exchange, and artistic endeavor between Australia and Asian countries. Projects include Australia’s largest international arts residency program, an intensive annual visual arts touring program, a range of exchange and collaborative projects, writer tours, publications, and local and international events.
These programs enable Australians to develop their talents and experience by working in and with Asia. Artists establish personal contacts, develop ongoing communication networks and further projects, and initiate and organize specific programs that encourage greater knowledge and understanding of Australian arts.