New Geographies of Feminist Art: China, Asia, and the World

Panel: The City

Visitors to the Beijing Urban Planning Museum, 2007, photo: Sasha Welland.


In recent decades, urbanization has become a major demographic and ideological force in Asia with the global megacity becoming an icon of the Global South. How have women artists been observers of and participants in urban growth? How can the gendered consequences of urbanization be understood? How does art respond to changing social, economic, political, and symbolic orders in the city?

Namiko Kunimoto
American University
Tactics versus Strategies: Asian Women Artists and the Production of Urban Space

Parul Dave-Mukherji
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Looking Laterally: N. Pushpamala and the Paris-Mumbai-Bangkok Connections

Shu-chin Tsui
Bowdoin College
The Gendering of Space: From Ruin Aesthetics to Urban Narratives

Jenny Lin
University of OregonĀ 

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