Spring welcomes artist Wu Tsang to the first of two residencies looking into the relationship between Chinese revolutionary poet Qiu Jin and Wu Zhiying, a feminist intellectual who played a significant role in Qiu Jin’s life and legacy. This project will culminate in new work to be shown in 2016.
Wu Tsang is a Los Angeles based artist, performer, and filmmaker. Her projects have been presented at the Tate Modern (London), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Migros Museum (Zurich), the Whitney Museum and the New Museum (New York), the MCA (Chicago), the Hammer Museum and MOCA (Los Angeles). In 2012 she participated in the Whitney Biennial, Liverpool Biennial, and Gwangju Biennial.Tsang’s first feature film Wildness (2012) premiered at MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight (New York) and won the Grand Jury Prize for Outstanding Documentary at Outfest (Los Angeles), and her recent short film You’re dead to me premiered on PBS and won the 2014 Imagen Award for Best Short. She has received grants from Creative Capital, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Contemporary Art Foundation, the Center for Cultural Innovation, the Tiffany Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Frameline, and Art Matters.
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