For this event, UCCA members will enjoy:
• Exclusive seats reservation service
• Members-only guided tour
For UCCA members, please send us your name and mobile number to RSVP (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call UCCA membership hotline: +86 10 5780 0200
13:00-13:20 Ticket pick-up at the reception desk (for UCCA members who RSVPed)
13:20-13:50 Exclusive UCCA members-only guided tour
13:30-14:00 Ticket distribution at the reception desk (for UCCA members who didn’t RSVP and non-members)
*Please arrive promptly.
Li Xinmo was born in 1976 in Yilan, Heilongjiang Province. She obtained her master’s degree from Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 2008, and is now based in Beijing. Her works utilize a variety of mediums, including performance, painting, video, etc., and have been exhibited in prominent art museums in Sweden, France, Germany, Canada, and the U.S.
Wei Jiangang was born and raised in Xinjiang, China. He was trained as an actor at the drama department of Xinjiang Arts Institute in Urumqi and Shanghai Drama Academy. In 2005 he started to engage himself on the production side of various film- and other productions benefiting different social movements in China. In 2007, he founded the LGBT webcast "Queer Comrades", for which he hosted and directed more than 400 videos that reached over 50 million views. Since 2010, he has been the executive director of Beijing Gender, one of the first Chinese NGOs to focus on issues of gender, sexuality, and sexual health. Together with Beijing Gender, he launched a series of groundbreaking events in China, including the China AIDS Walk, the China Rainbow Awards, the China LGBT Community Leader Conference, and the All Gender Toilet Program. He is also The Co-Chair of the Beijing Queer Film Festival, Advisor of UNDP Being LGBTQ in China Program, and 2016 Berlin International Film Festival Teddy Jury. In 2013 he received the Vanguard Awards from LA LGBT Center for his contribution to the LGBT movement in China.
Hailed as “one of the most outstanding female artists in contemporary China”, the pioneering and versatile Shi Tou, a professional painter-photographer-actor-filmmaker, has been actively performing and exhibiting internationally since 1992, including the 1st Beijing Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and the 1st Beijing Queer Art Exhibition (2009). Her leading role in Fish and Elephant (Yu Li 2001) helped this first feature-length Chinese lesbian film win prizes at the Venice, Berlin, and Toronto film festivals that same year. Her films and artworks have been shown in many film festivals and exhibitions all around the world, including Sweden, Germany, Taiwan, the U.S, Netherlands, and Korea. She has also been a co-coordinator for China Queer Independent Film since 2008.