Whiskey Chow (Xiaoxuan Zhou)
School of Fine Art
MA Contemporary Art Practice, 2017
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.
- Curator, Love Comrades LGBT Music Festival, T:union, Guangzhou, China, June 2013; Tutor, Presence or Sex: conversation between theatre and modern dance, Breaking Arts Festival, Guangzhou, China, May 2015
- Feminist Activism. Loft345, Guangzhou, China, March 2013; Life Is Gay. UN Bookstore, Guangzhou, China, June 2013; Final Show of Multi-media Camp with Gay Spot Magazine. Dutch Embassy, Beijing, China, January 2015; Work-in-progress Show. Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, London, UK, January 2016; CHEWY. Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK, February 2016; Revolve. Performance Art Days. Uppsala Centralstation, Uppsala, Sweden, May 2016; Live Import/ Live Export, Liverpool Biennial Fringe. High Park Street Reservoir, Liverpool, UK, July 2016; Lime-in-aid. Limehouse Town Hall, London, UK. August 2016; Performance Art Meeting. Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland, November 2016; Liberté D'Action – Performance Works. L’Amour, Paris, France, December 2016; Tender Lion #7. Toynbee Studios (Artsadmin), London, UK, January 2017; Five Minutes of Your Time: Performance Works, The Doodle Bar, London, UK, March 2017; Revolve. Performance Art Days. Uppsala Centralstation, Uppsala, Sweden, May 2017
- The VaChina Monologues and Q&A with Whiskey Chow, JEIMEI, The Horse Hospital, London, UK, February 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; Asians Out Of Place, I/Mages of Tomorrow anti-conference, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, June 2017; Queer Lives in China, Queer Asia, SOAS, University of London, UK, June 2017
- Jifan Wang: Gay & Pound. City Magazine (Hong Kong), February 2013; 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; Mystery Sunken Ruins Of Egypt Through The Ages. Collection/Auction Magazine (China), August 2016