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Tamsin Roberts opened her first gallery in 2005 in Beijing. Now the director of Art Melbourne, previously known as the Affordable Art Fair, she discusses the rise of art within communities, comparing the Asian and Western scenes, and looks at how art infiltrates societies in different cultures. With an ongoing interest in emerging and accessible art, she’s a passionate believer in art being accessible to everyone and asks whether enough is being done in Australia to make this the case.


Tamsin Roberts

Tamsin Roberts left the UK in pursuit of entrepreneurial adventure for Beijing in 2003, drawing on her Asian upbringing and her desire to do something different, With a degree in Modern Chinese Studies and fluency in Mandarin, Beijing became her home for five years. In this time she opened her galle... Read more


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