Forum: Does British-Chinese identity exist?

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Tue 29 Jan 2019 at 6pm

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This is a sister event for Ghost Girl // Gwei Mui 鬼妹: a powerful new show asking what it really means to be British and Chinese, and how family, love and belonging all shape who and what we are. Click here for tickets and more information. 

Free and open to all.

Do British and Chinese cultures and identities need to be compartmentalised? How can a British-Chinese identity be cultivated? Join our chaired forum panel to discuss the so-called ‘invisible minority’:

Denise Kwan is an artist, lecturer and researcher. She is Visiting Lecturer at Wimbledon School of Art and is leading on the Object Stories of British Chinese Women.

Daniel York Lo is an actor, writer, filmmaker and musician. He is a founder member of British East Asian Artists and (British East Asians in Theatre and on Screen) and Committee Member of Act For Change.

Jun Kit Man is a journalist and TV producer. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of Resonate, which covers stories concerning the East Asian diaspora.

Lucy Sheen is an actor, writer and filmmaker. She was the first British East Asian actor to graduate from a recognised UK drama school for adults in 1985.

Weng Yu aka Mister U is a DJ, Radio Presenter and educator. He managed a British Born Chinese (BBC) football team 2003-2008 and is Assistant Director for the Fighting Spirit Film Festival.

Image credit: (c) Suki Mok

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