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The Sketch

Ma Qiusha

In our next issue, we examine the multimedia work of Ma Qiusha, who explores the social realities of modern China

Over the course of a decade, Ma Qiusha has produced a large body of incisive work probing Chinese socio–political culture. Concentrating on her hometown of Beijing and on the Chinese female experience, Ma mines personal, familial and wider, communal webs of collective memory, studying the objects and social habits that mark and define modern life in 20th- and 21st-century China. She translates these studies into understated videos, sculptural installations and paintings…

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