Call for Papers – The 12th CCVA Annual Conference: Urban Transformations and Contemporary Art in China, Centre for Chinese Visual Arts, November 11-12, 2019

The Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University aims to foster new understandings and perspectives of Chinese contemporary arts, design and visual culture through interdisciplinary practices and theoretical studies. Marking the 20th […]

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on Dec, 06 · in News

Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains (The Netherlands/China, 2018)

Filmed in the slipstream of China’s recent hip-hop explosion, David Verbeek’s short documentary Trapped in the City of a Thousand Mountains surveys the aspiring rappers of Chongqing as they strive for self-expression in a cultural […]

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on Oct, 30 · in Reviews

Call for Papers – Special Issue of Feminist Media Studies on Queer Pop in Post-2000 China

Since the 2000s, China’s media industrialization and cultural globalization have encouraged a burgeoning “queer pop”——that is, a soaring proliferation of non-normatively gendered and/or sexualized narratives and performances, cultural productions and inventions, artistic expressions and gestures, […]

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on Oct, 17 · in News

Guangzhou Dream Factory (USA, 2017)

When documentarian and social commentator Christiane Badgley went to try to replace a locally-made kitchen knife she has bought in Ghana, she found something surprising. When she arrived at the market she found that the […]

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on Apr, 29 · in Reviews

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