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Support Gay Singaporean artist Zihan Loo with Archiving Cane


To learn about Zihan Loo’s project on his kickstarter proposal page, visit: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loozihan/archiving-cane


On 1 January 1994 Singaporean artist Josef Ng performed Brother Cane, a performance that triggered a ten-year restriction for the licensing and funding of performance art in Singapore.

On 19 February 2012 Zihan Loo presented six testimonials of Josef Ng’s performance in a performance titled Cane at The Substation Theatre. These testimonials included a ‘live’ re-enactment of Brother Cane, an eyewitness account, video documentation of the 1994 performance, and excerpts from press clippings among others.

You can learn more about a detailed timeline of events surrounding bothBrother Cane and Cane from the Facebook page here.

About Miyuki Baker

Miyuki is a resident of the place where circles overlap. As a queer, nomadic, multi-racial/lingual female mixed-media artist activist and healer, she uses common or discarded objects, personal anecdotes, public spaces and performance to make accessible art that brings non-mainstream identities and ideas into maximum visibility. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 2012, she traveled for 14 months as a Watson Fellow to fifteen countries documenting the intersections of art and activism in queer/trans communities in blog posts and self-published magazines while making performance art. The eight magazines Miyuki created on this trip (queerscribe.com) and their strong media following exemplify her illustration/graphic design, storytelling and people skills. Her work has been featured in several magazines such as Hyphen, Broken Pencil and Knik, blogs and radio shows, well-known for their interactive and eye-catching mixed media approach to activism that utilizes both online media and on-site performance and workshops. This fall she will begin the PhD program at UC Berkeley in Performance Studies. You can follow her travels at heymiyuki.wordpress.com and email her at heymiyuki@gmail.com


One thought on “Support Gay Singaporean artist Zihan Loo with Archiving Cane

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    Posted by Gay | November 24, 2013, 5:02 PM

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