organised by Jiemei 姐妹
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Screening of short documentary VaChina Monologues (2013) by the Chinese director Fan Popo + discussion with Whiskey Chow
Whiskey Chow is an artist living and working in London. Prior moving to the UK, Whiskey has been involved in feminist and LGBTQ activism in China, worked closely with local queer communities in Guangzhou and contributed as actor, co-playwright and sound designer in the production of ‘For Vaginas’ Sake’. Whiskey has also taught gender education in community theatres in south China and has participated in a number of queer cultural events, including curating China’s first LGBTQ music festival (爱人同志音乐会 Lover Comrades Concert) in Guangzhou in 2013.
Tessa Qiu is about to complete her BA in Music and Chinese at SOAS, University of London. She is a committee member of the Queer Asia 2017 conference, and presenter of SOAS Radio’s “Bang Bang Bang De Qiao Men Sheng,” a show about contemporary Chinese music. Tessa is co-founder of feminist collective Jiemei.
Jiemei 姐妹 (the Chinese for 'sisters') is a group of feminist activists / artists / academics / curators from around the world. They work together to open up a creative, positive and inclusive platform to encourage a trans-cultural dialogue on feminist activism and art. They are currently working on collaborative projects with members from China's "Feminist Five", feminist art collective Bald Girls and other Chinese artists and activists. Facebook @jiemeisisters Twitter @JIEMEI_sisters