WOMEN Thirteen contemporary artists from China and the U.S. explore gender and sexual identity in a new exhibition at the Chinese Culture Center Thirteen contemporary artists from China and the United States explore gender and sexual identity in a new exhibition at the Chinese Culture Center (CCC) September 15 - November 30, 2012. WOMEN (a Mandarin homophone meaning both 'women' and 'we') features video works, installation art, photography, sculpture, and more by a diverse array of female, male, and LGBTQ artists including Mu Xi, Yang Meiyan, He Chengyao, and other emerging artists based in China as well as five U.S.-based artists, among them Man Yee Lam and Stella Zhang. It will also include a display of fascinating designed materials created by a consortium of NGOs within China focusing on the LGBTQ community, women and sex workers that must operate through underground channels to avoid scrutiny. The exhibition, curated by CCC's Deputy Director and Curator Abby Chen, made its debut in Shanghai in 2011 as the official exhibition of the Conference on Chinese Women and Visual Representation organized by the University of Michigan and the Journalism School of Fudan University. WHAT: Women - a group exhibition exploring gender and sexual identity by 13 contemporary artists from China and the United States
WHEN: September 15 - November 30, 2012
Opening: September 15, 2012 from 1-4 PM
GALLERY HOURS: Tuesdays - Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny St., 3rd Floor (inside the Hilton Hotel)
ADMISSION: FREE INFORMATION: 415-986-1822 or www.c-c-c.org