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Shu Lea Cheang and Quimera Rosa

Sade: from the perspective of art

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Artist Shu Lea Cheang talks to the Quimera Rosa collective about Sade's influence on artistic practices around issues such as identity, the body and technology in a conversation moderated by researcher Jara Rocha.

Throughout her career, artist Shu Lea Cheang has used technology as a strategic field to explore identities excluded from the binary gender system. In the work "3X3X6," Cheang draws inspiration from ten cases of gender incarceration and sexual nonconformity, including the marquis de Sade, to question the legal and visual regimes that have created sexual and gender norms over time. For their part, the Quimera Rosa experimentation and research laboratory has explored the body as a platform for public intervention, experimenting with hybrid identities that blur the boundaries between natural/artificial, normal/abnormal or male/female. In this second discussion on the occasion of the opening of this exhibition "Sade. Freedom or Evil", Cheang and Chimera Rosa discuss how Sade's work is used to reflect on subjectivity and resistance around gender identity norms.

Moderators: Jara Rocha

Participants: Shu Lea Cheang, Quimera Rosa

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Shu Lea Cheang and Quimera Rosa

Sade: from the perspective of art

Cheang and Chimera Rosa discuss how Sade's work is used to reflect on subjectivity and resistance around gender identity norms, in a conversation moderated by researcher Jara Rocha.

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