Conference: Presenting at ‘Visualising Chinese Borders’

Thanks Rachel Marsden – part of the CCC-VCB research network team – for this write-up of the summative conference.
Beccy (P.I.)

Rachel Marsden's Words

An MEd and PhD academic interlude (I’m writing far too many words at the moment) to present at the concluding conference for the AHRC funded project ‘Culture, Capital and Communication: Visualising Chinese Borders’ (CCC-VCB) at Manchester Metropolitan University.  I’ve been a network member for the research project since it began in 2014, and have spoken about it many times here on my blog, most recently reviewing the conference’s associated exhibition ‘INHERE’ by Enoch Cheng.

The two-day event brought together speakers (academics, artists, curators, designers, artists) from across the globe to talk about the topics of borders, citizenship and state identity in relation to art and design practices across the Chinese straits through the examination of artworks, designed objects, exhibitions, performance and protest spaces.

Visualising Chinese Borders poster

Visualising Chinese Borders Conference MMU day 1  group photo

Here we all are…the obligatory and slightly awkward delegate group photograph. The conference took place at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Business School in partnership with the School…

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