In Conversation: Hera Chan and Rosario Güiraldes

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In Conversation: Hera Chan and Rosario Güiraldes

Join "Xiyadie: Queer Cut Utopias" curator Rosario Güiraldes and the exhibitions curatorial consultant Hera Chan for a extensive conversation

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The Drawing Center 35 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Join The Drawing Center’s Associate Curator Rosario Güiraldes and Tate's Adjunct Curator of Greater China Hera Chan for a conversation presented in conjunction with the exhibition Xiyadie: Queer Cut Utopias. Xiyadie is the first known Chinese paper-cut artist to publicly depart from the Chinese folk-art context as well as the only paper-cutting artist in mainland China to engage with queer themes. Since the 1980s, he has deployed traditional techniques to articulate, destigmatize, and celebrate queerness. Güiraldes and Chan will discuss the evolution of Xiyadie’s personal and artistic expression within the context of China, and his unique fusion of traditional folk forms and iconography with narratives from his personal life.