Huang Xiang, born in 1974 in southern China, lives and works in Songzhuang, Beijing. Due to his performance art piece Jasmine Flower, he was placed under criminal detention for thirty days and was prohibited from pursuing artistic production and exhibition. Now Huang Xiang is primarily engaged in independent filmmaking. He produced and directed his first feature, Roast Chicken (2012), prior to co-directing Yumen (2013).
Performing China: Contemporary Chinese Film and Media
Program One: Ruin TourismFriday, September 20, 2013 @ 7 pm
The first night of Performing China: Contemporary Chinese Film and Video features Yumen, a documentary that experiments with a variety of forms to explore a once-thriving boom town in China’s northwest. Two short films are also on the program. Building Archaelogy examines the personal and political histories connected to three spaces: an artist’s studio, an […]more info »