In this article, I suggest and argue significant connections between global economic fluctuations, Chinese national image and the rise and fall of the influential Art District Songzhuang.
2020.9 Story UK
Britain, with its rainbow flag flying, has attracted a large number of Chinese students who in part want some freedom to explore their gender and sexual identities. However, Chinese LGBT students are often marked off by their very difference as Chinese and therefore marginalised even within such communities. It was in facing this intersectant identity that Qiu Bai and E. Huang began to establish their own LGBT community in the UK.