Queering the Boundaries of the Arts in the Sinosphere

About the Workshop 关于工作坊

Our workshop aims to investigate the contact zones in which Sinophone queer artists, writers, curators, and cultural activists meet, cooperate, and occasionally conflict with each other. By developing nonlinear, non-chrononormative, transmedia storytelling, these actors have disidentified with hegemonic and (self-)orientalist representations. Their works show a personal grasp of living experience in China and in a global context…

这次工作坊将探索的目标聚焦在一个“接触地带”。这是华语酷儿艺术家、作家、策展人和社会活动者之间交汇、协作与分歧的地带。在这个地带,他们发展出非线性的、非常规时间逻辑的、跨媒体的叙事,从而脱离对霸权和(自我)东方主义表述的认同。这些作品呈现他们各自对中国和全球语境下个体生存经验的独特见解。这是一个错综复杂的地带……

AGENDA 日程


Queering the Boundaries of the Arts in the Sinosphere
华语圈艺术的酷儿越界


A Bilingual (En. Cn.) ZOOM Workshop organized by the Institute of Art History in collaboration with the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies at the University of Zurich
中英Zoom工作坊, 由苏黎世大学艺术史研究所主办,亚洲和东方研究所协办

All Times Listed are in CEST (UTC+2)按欧洲中部夏令时

 
*All Chinese names in the timetable are written in the sequence of surname and name.
*Each speaker will give a 15-min presentation followed by a 5-min Q&A session for urgent questions. Then the panelists will join a 1.5hr Roundtable & Discussion. A team of professional interpreters will offer simultaneous interpretation throughout the workshop.

注:嘉宾将各发表15分钟演讲,随后进入5分钟问答环节。同一场次的所有演讲结束后,嘉宾将参与为时1.5小时的圆桌讨论环节。全程有请专业人士负责同声传译。

 
Thursday 周四, 27/05/2021


Artistic and Activist CrossoveR 艺术与社运之交界
Chair: Helen Hess
13: 00   Welcome & Introduction by Prof. Dr. Bärbel Küster and Tan Diyi
开幕致辞 由Bärbel Küster教授和覃笛一主持

13: 30   Fan Popo, How to cook noodles in a pandemic?
 范坡坡《病毒下面好吃吗?》


13: 50   Wei Tingting, Queer and Feminist Art Practices: How to start a campaign with art and transform activism into an artwork?
韦婷婷《酷儿和女权的艺术实践:何以用艺术参与运动,运动创造艺术?》


14: 10   Shi Tou, Artist Talk: Three Artwork Series by Shi Tou

石头《石头的作品分享》

14: 30   Break 休憩

14: 45-16: 15   Roundtable & Discussion: Queer Art, Activism and Mutual Support moderated by Prof. Dr. Andrea Riemenschnitter
圆桌讨论:酷儿艺术、行动及互助 由Andrea Riemenschnitter教授主持

Friday 周五, 28/05/2021


Artist and Curator TalkS 艺术家、策展人分享 
Chair: Tan Diyi
08: 30   Xiyadie, Same-sex Love: “Frog in the Well” Looking for A Wider Sky
西亚蝶《同性之爱:井中之蛙欲望碗天》

08: 50   Wei Yimu, A kid taught me how to draw “Schnäbi,” but my penis paintings arouse no sexual desire.
魏一目《我从儿童身上学习,画出没有性欲的丁丁》

09: 10   Whiskey Chow, A View from the Bottom
Whiskey Chow《底层视角》

09: 30   Gandalf, The Art of Vulnerability: Communication and Subjectivity in Rope Bondage
Gandalf《脆弱性的艺术:绳缚中的沟通与主体性》

09: 50   Break 休憩

10: 15   Roundtable & Discussion: Personal Stories— Queering Gender Binarism and Embracing Vulnerability moderated by Dr. Michael Birchall
圆桌讨论:私故事——酷问性别二元主义、拥抱脆弱性 由Michael Birchall博士主持

11: 45  Lunch Break 午间休憩
  

Reading and Writing QueernesS 阅读与书写酷儿性
Chair: Jin Sujie
13: 00   Shen Xiyu, Reading Danmei Novels Through a Queer Lens
沈喜裕《酷读耽美》

13: 20   Bao Hongwei, Theatre of Cruelty: Performing Gay History and Queer Desire in East Palace, West Palace
包宏伟《残酷戏剧:<东宫西宫> 中的酷儿情欲表演》

13: 40   Dian Dian, A Genealogy of the Translingual Practice of “Ku’er” and “Lala”
典典《考察“酷儿”与“拉拉”的跨语际实践》

14: 00   Break 休憩

14:15-15: 45   Roundtable & Discussion: Writing (on) “Queer”— Representing Queer in the Sinosphere moderated by Tan Diyi and Jin Sujie
圆桌讨论:书写“酷儿”——再现华语圈的酷儿形象 由覃笛一、金素洁主持
 

Saturday 周六, 29/05/2021
 

Body and Politics in China’s ArT 中国艺术的身体与政治
Chair: Helen Hess
09: 00   Li Xinmo, Queerness and Image Writing
李心沫《酷儿与图像写作》

09: 20   Ma Yanhong, Body Portraits
马延红《身体的肖像》

09: 40   Juan Xu, Queer as Anti-Mainstream Aesthetics
庸现《酷儿——反主流审美》

10: 00   Break 休憩

10: 20   Roundtable & Discussion: The Other Bodies in Chinese Female-authored Art moderated by Prof. Dr. Dorota Sajewska
圆桌讨论:中国女艺术家创作里的他者身体 由Dorota Sajewska教授主持

11: 50   Lunch Break 午间休憩


Queering TemporalitieS 酷儿时间性
Chair: Mehmet Berkay Sülek
13: 00 Film Screening: Kung Hei Fat Choy N+ (1hr12min, En. Cn. subtitles)
影片放映《恭喜发财 N+》 (1小时12分钟, 中英字幕)

14: 20 Wang Qian, Queering the Time-Space (de)Compression — Concepts and Practices of Tuku in Dance Film Kung Hei Fat Choy N+
王黔《毁坏时空压缩/解压——舞蹈影像 <恭喜发财N+> 中“土酷”的概念和实践》

14: 40 Tan Diyi, The Queering of Aesthetics and Positionalities: Revisiting the “Gaps” between Histories, Memories and Aspirations
覃笛一《将美学与位置性酷儿化:重访历史、记忆与志向之间的“空隙”》

15: 00 Zeng Burong, Non-Taster: A Photo Essay about A Loss of Taste and Ramen Breakfast
曾不容《无味觉者:后疫情时代的早餐秀》

15: 20 Break 休憩

15: 35-17: 05 Roundtable & Discussion: Queering Temporalities and Lowbrow Culture moderated by Susanne Huber
圆桌讨论:酷儿时间和俗文化 由 Susanne Huber主持

17: 05-17: 15 Ending Remark 闭幕致辞