Sidi Chen

Sidi Chen is a queer artist in diaspora whose interdisciplinary performance-based practice interrogates the queerness of the relations held within the extended bodies that are human, ecological, and planetary. Through his practice, Chen explores subjects of queer diaspora, intergenerational migration, ecological and environmental shifting to understand and cultivate an earth-based kinship. Sidi Chen is currently studying in the Master of Fine Arts Program at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Chen has been participating in a wide range of residencies, exhibitions, performances, and projects in North America. Sidi Chen is also an independent arts administrator and researcher for arts-based community development, and is currently residing on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, known as Vancouver, BC.


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