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RoCH FANS – Work in Progress

RoCH Fans (2013, work-in-progress) explores the various TV, film, anime and comic book translations and adaptations of Jin Yong / Louis Cha’s series of wuxia novels known as The Condor Trilogy (1957-61). Featuring a timeline of clips shared by fans, the work is part of a larger project in its early stages called Our Ancestors, … Continue reading

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Articles Janet Wolff After Cultural Theory: The Power of Images, the Lure of Immediacy Abstract  Full Text (PDF) References  Request Permissions Winnie Won Yin Wong The Panda Man and the Anti-Counterfeiting Hero: Art, Activism and Appropriation in Contemporary China Abstract  Full Text (PDF) References Request Permissions Nicole Starosielski Warning: Do Not Dig’: Negotiating the Visibility … Continue reading

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Call for papers Current Research into Contemporary East-Asian Visual Culture: Art―Design―Film―Photography Venue: Tate Modern, East Room Date: Saturday 9 June 2012 Time: 10:30-17:30 A one-day conference at Tate Modern for post-graduate research students and early career researchers. Organised by Marko Daniel – Tate Modern Michael White – University of York Sally Lai – Chinese Arts … Continue reading

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susan pui san lok, Untitled (Everything Flows), 2011 (R&D still) Roderick Buchanan Cornford & Cross Dryden Goodwin susan pui san lok   De La Warr Pavilion 1 July to 16 September 2012 Everything Flows is a project conceived and curated by Film and Video Umbrella. The title and overall theme refer to the heightened state … Continue reading

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Forms, Histories, Identities Dept of Film, Theatre & Television, University of Reading, UK 24th – 25th September 2011 Image: Gayle Chong Kwan, from the photographic series, Senscape Scotland (2009) The aim of this conference is to examine diverse contestations and constructions of ‘British Chinese’ culture/’Chinese culture in Britain’ by facilitating dialogue among academics and practitioners … Continue reading