Go With The Flow:
He Yunchang's Performance At Niagara Falls
On October 25, 2005, He Yunchang, a Chinese performance artist, hit the headlines internationally. The New York Times summed up the story in one line: “A Chinese performance artist appeared in city court (Buffalo) for wading naked into the rapids above Niagara Falls as part of a stunt that went wrong."
The Chinese media, however, projected a different picture. In the latest reenactment of Dialogue with Water, He…