African art in China: a photo by Osborne Macharia shows a former female circumciser from Kenya in bold clothing at Beijing’s A.C. Art Museum Hotel, part of the exhibition “Sir, where is this place?” Photo: Osborne Macharia

Banishing African stereotypes in China: Beijing photo show uses art to create new narratives

  • “Sir, where is this place?”, a photo show at Beijing’s A.C. Art Museum Hotel, features works by 14 artists from 10 African countries
  • South African curator Megan Mace says she wants to bring new energy to African art in China and create new narratives about the continent
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African art in China: a photo by Osborne Macharia shows a former female circumciser from Kenya in bold clothing at Beijing’s A.C. Art Museum Hotel, part of the exhibition “Sir, where is this place?” Photo: Osborne Macharia
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Elaine Yau

Elaine Yau

Based in Beijing, Elaine is a senior reporter on the culture desk. She covers food, fashion, travel, health and fitness, music, film and TV, arts, lifestyle, as well as insider tips on the best of Beijing. She studied translation in Hong Kong and taught secondary English before joining the South China Morning Post.