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Upcoming Events

Oct 17, 2019

Symposium on East Asian Pornographies and Online Porn Cultures

Panel 1: Rethinking feminist and queer pornography

Objectifying or Educating? Porn, Feminism, and Masculinity in Contemporary Japan

Alexandra Hambleton, Tsuda University, Tokyo

"Queer Porn": Situating lesbian identity and sexuality in the pornospace and sexualscape of Hong Kong

Sonia Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Reenacting a naked dream: 9 month and staged nudity on Chinese social networks

Yang Jing, Heidelberg University, Germany

Panel 2: Aspirational masculinity and surveillance in the gay pornosphere

Aspirations for 'Japanese gay masculinity' : Comparing Chinese and Japanese men's consumption of porn star Koh Masaki

Thomas Baudinette, Macquarie University, Sydney

Smoldering Pornographies on the Chinese Internet

Katrien Jacobs, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Nov 01, 2019

Film Screening: The Love of Lao An

followed by post-screening talk: Yang Lina dances with videos: from actress to director

Guest: Director Yang Lina

Mar 17, 2020

Lecture: The Sleazy Joys of Brucesploitation

Stewart home will talk about his book Re-Enter the Dragon: Genre Theory, Brucesploitation and the Sleazy Joys of Lowbrow Cinema.

Guest: Artist-scholar Mr. Stewart Home

Mar 24, 2020

Film Screening

followed by Q&A session with director Ju Anqi

There’s A Strong Wind In Beijing 北京的風很大 50’, documentary, 1999/2000

Big Characters 大字 17’10”, 2 channels video, 2015

Poet on a Business Trip 詩人出差了 103’, feature film, 2015

Mar 26, 2020

Lecture: The future of Chinese art and radical experimentation

Artist and filmmaker Ju Anqi will focus on his recent art works Restricted:Gaze (Three Channel Color Video, Silent, 17´18”, 2016) and 1.5~2℃ Lower than Body Temperature (Single Channel Color Video, 35’, 2018), He will guide us through aspects of radical experimentations and discuss the boundaries that contemporary Chinese art is approaching.

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