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boihugo (b.1995, Beijing) is an artist and self publisher currently living and working in Shanghai. They are the co-editor of the English and Chinese bilingual queer magazine untitled folder, and co-founder of the Global Oriental Queer Association and the China Queer Manicure Club. Using a mixture of appropriated materials, studio photography, daily snapshots and writing, the artist is interested in the construction and commodification of racialized masculinities in a post-colonial context, as well as the junctions of power, intersectionality and mundane day-to-day life.

boihugo(b.1995,北京),艺术家,自出版人,双语杂志 untitled folder 协同编辑,“环球东方酷儿协会”和“中国酷儿美甲俱乐部”联合发起人,现工作和生活于上海。2019年毕业于UAL伦敦传媒学院纯艺摄影系,同年获得Foam Talent决赛提名,出版艺术家书 alpha men’s Amazon wishlist 并售于纽约Printed Matter书店。ta*的研究围绕着后殖民语境下种族化男性气质的构建及其商品化过程,运用日常随拍,工作室摄影、挪用影像和写作等媒介探寻权力,交叉性(intersectionality)以及细碎具体的日常生活之间混沌关系。

*注:“ta”为非二元性别代词。


Education

2017 - 2019 Distinction - MA in Photography (Fine Arts), London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, London, United Kindom. 

2013 - 2017 Merit - BA in Fine Arts, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.


Press

Dazed
http://www.dazeddigital.com/beauty/body/article/41611/1/artist-boihugo-asian-men-grindr

RedMilk Magazine
http://redmilkmagazine.com/2018/10/boihugo/

Something Curated
http://somethingcurated.com/2018/11/22/artist-self-publishers-fair-founder-dan-mitchell-on-what-to-expect-from-asp4/

Self Publish, Be Happy
http://selfpublishbehappy.com/2019/03/alpha-mens-amazon-wishlist-by-boi-hugo/

STACK Magazines
https://www.stackmagazines.com/art-design/sex-censorship-and-a-sadomasochistic-relationship-with-shanghai/

TheArtGorgeous
https://theartgorgeous.com/keep-it-cute-5-people-queering-chinas-arts-scene/


Award

Foam Talent Call 2019 - round three finalist