Quinton Qiu

Quinton Qiu (邱德憙) is a Vancouver-based Cantonese artist who investigates the fundamental cause of social phenomena in the greater context of the capitalistic, post-colonial era. Qiu mainly uses performances and installations. His work provides a lens for social reconsideration through the embodiment of hypothetical figures, recontextualizes them into a gallery context, and creates a conversation between the figures and the space. These techniques support discussions for critiquing forces of existing hegemonies in society, by exploring signifiers from everyday encounters.

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