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The Year of the Rat

By JJ Chan

Exterior view of Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), Manchester, 2017. Photo by Arthur Siuksta. Courtesy CFCCA.

On March 9, I published an open letter to Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), withdrawing my participation from the exhibition “A New Constellation: Chinese Diaspora Now.” This move was prompted by the sudden departure of CFCCA’s curator, Tiffany Leung, which highlighted the reality of a systemic problem. Of the organization’s remaining team, only one is a non-white person. The situation reflects a wider demographic imbalance

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