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Watch Party: Lesbian Shorts by Shu Lea Cheang
Shu Lea Cheang’s work from the early-to-mid 1990s demonstrated an exciting fusion of identity politics
Shu Lea Cheang’s work from the early-to-mid 1990s demonstrated an exciting fusion of identity politics and erotic exploration, making her one of the period’s most prominent queer media artists.
This collection presents two of her solo works and two collaborations, alongside a Q&A with Cheang.
Part of our Shu Lea Cheang Retrospective, Cruising the Future. Cheang is a multi-media artist working in experimental video and net art since the early 1980s. Her work deals with the techno body, queer erotics and politics, race relations, and governmental and institutional power.
Tickets are on a sliding scale of FREE, £2, £4, £6, or £8. You can book a ticket up to one hour before the start time. We will send out a Zoom link for the event to ticket holders a day or two beforehand.
This screening has an age recommendation of N/C 18+.
The films have Japanese and English audio with English language captions. BSL interpretation and live captioning provided for introduction and Q&A.
The films are 24 minutes long and will be interspersed with Cheang in conversation about them.
Content notes tbc.
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(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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