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Whiskey Chow

MA work


  • MA Degree


    School of Humanities


    MA Contemporary Art Practice, 2017



  • b.1989 

    Coming from an activism background of China, Whiskey has been working with female masculinity, stereotypes and cultural projection of Chinese/Asian identity in her practice.  

    Interdisciplinarily making performance, moving image and experimental sound piece, Whiskey's works are context sensitive, which move between gallery space and live art scene. 

  • Experience

  • Tutor, Presence or Sex: conversation between theatre and modern dance, Breaking Arts Festival, Guangzhou, China, May 2015; Curator, Love Comrades LGBT Music Festival, T:union, Guangzhou, China, June 2013
  • Exhibitions

  • Revolve. Performance Art Days. Uppsala Centralstation, Uppsala, Sweden, May 2017; Five Minutes of Your Time: Performance Works, The Doodle Bar, London, UK, March 2017; Tender Lion #7. Toynbee Studios (Artsadmin), London, UK, January 2017; Liberté D'Action – Performance Works. L’Amour, Paris, France, December 2016; Performance Art Meeting. Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland, November 2016; Lime-in-aid. Limehouse Town Hall, London, UK. August 2016; Live Import/ Live Export, Liverpool Biennial Fringe. High Park Street Reservoir, Liverpool, UK, July 2016; Revolve. Performance Art Days. Uppsala Centralstation, Uppsala, Sweden, May 2016; CHEWY. Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK, February 2016; Work-in-progress Show. Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, London, UK, January 2016; Final Show of Multi-media Camp with Gay Spot Magazine. Dutch Embassy, Beijing, China, January 2015; Life Is Gay. UN Bookstore, Guangzhou, China, June 2013; Feminist Activism. Loft345, Guangzhou, China, March 2013
  • Conferences

  • Queer Lives in China, Queer Asia, SOAS, University of London, UK, June 2017; Asians Out Of Place, I/Mages of Tomorrow anti-conference, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, June 2017; Screening: The VaChina Monologues, followed by a Q&A with Whiskey Chow and Tessa Qiu, Institutionalised- Day and Night, Royal College of Art, London, UK, May 2017; The VaChina Monologues and Q&A with Whiskey Chow, JEIMEI, The Horse Hospital, London, UK, February 2017
  • Publications

  • All I Want Is Being Together with you – About Butch, Please #3 in London. Special Issue on LGBTQ Literature, Gay Spot Magazine (China), May 2016; Jifan Wang: Gay & Pound. City Magazine (Hong Kong), February 2013; Mystery Sunken Ruins Of Egypt Through The Ages. Collection/Auction Magazine (China), August 2016