Mar 26

Pandemic Panels #6: Hong Kong & The Umbrella Movement

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  • Add to Calendar 2021-03-26 12:00:00 2021-03-26 13:00:00 Pandemic Panels #6: Hong Kong & The Umbrella Movement Join us for an interdisciplinary, year-long series of intimate conversations with theatre artists on the challenges of creating work under the pandemic, and engaging with social justice movements around the world. Curated by Prof. Shayoni Mitra, Department of Theatre, Barnard College. This series is brought to you by the Dasha Epstein Visiting Artists and Scholars Fund. Google Meet link: meet.google.com/gve-pxdv-zsf Image As a cross-media artist, researcher, curator and writer, Wen Yau has focused on performance/live art and social practices in the last few years.  Her works often grapple with cultural difference and intimacy in public space and have been presented internationally.  She worked as Researcher at Asia Art Archive (2005-2012).  She obtained an PhD at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, with her thesis titled Performing Identities: Performative Practices in post-Handover Hong Kong Art and Activism.  In 2015-2016, she served as Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Performance Studies Department at the Northwestern University, USA.  She also contributes frequently to various periodicals in Hong Kong and Asia. url: www.wenyau.net Photo by hey_fruit.   Barnard College barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public

Join us for an interdisciplinary, year-long series of intimate conversations with theatre artists on the challenges of creating work under the pandemic, and engaging with social justice movements around the world.

Curated by Prof. Shayoni Mitra, Department of Theatre, Barnard College. This series is brought to you by the Dasha Epstein Visiting Artists and Scholars Fund. Google Meet link: meet.google.com/gve-pxdv-zsf

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Wen Yau headshot

As a cross-media artist, researcher, curator and writer, Wen Yau has focused on performance/live art and social practices in the last few years.  Her works often grapple with cultural difference and intimacy in public space and have been presented internationally.  She worked as Researcher at Asia Art Archive (2005-2012).  She obtained an PhD at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, with her thesis titled Performing Identities: Performative Practices in post-Handover Hong Kong Art and Activism.  In 2015-2016, she served as Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Performance Studies Department at the Northwestern University, USA.  She also contributes frequently to various periodicals in Hong Kong and Asia. url: www.wenyau.net

Photo by hey_fruit.