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Aowen Jin

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Art Interests

Aowen Jin is fascinated with contemporary Chinese culture, and attempt to communicate China’s rapid cultural change to audiences through visual art. She explores Chinese social issues – reaching beyond the stereotypical political and economical viewpoints. Instead, she studies China’s people, culture and artistic development from the perspective of the individuals who experience it day to day.

About

Aowen Jin a Chinese-born British artist and social commentator. When commissioned to produce an artwork for the Queen’s Eightieth birthday in her final year at Goldsmiths College, she was called “one of tomorrow’s great artists” by the Times Magazine. In 2010, Her ‘the Giver and The Taker’ exhibition introduced audiences to a new perspective on China’s One-Child Policy. Since then Aowen has become a regular guest on BBC programmes, including BBC World News, Impact Asia and Woman’s Hour. She was also featured in Al Jazeera debates, Stylist Magazine, Dazed & Confused Magazine and many Chinese publications including the Xinhua News. She is also a cultural consultant for high profile banks around the world on issues related to China.

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