2018-2019 Artist in Residence
Xiaotan Wan, Media and Screen Culture
Her current project examines the value turn of the female discourse in Chinese realistic TV series. More specifically, she distills two historic nodes for the transmutation of the female discourse and analyzes the value representations and agents during this transfer. Through the in-depth investigation and recognition of the two shifts, she explores the institutional and cultural factors that influence the creation of Chinese TV series with realistic themes and make consultation on it. She is also translating a feminist academic book into Chinese during her visit. In the creative activities, she is conceiving a script on traditional Chinese medicine.