British Chinese artists are calling for a boycott of The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester, and have called it out for institutional racism. Photo: Shutterstock British Chinese artists are calling for a boycott of The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester, and have called it out for institutional racism. Photo: Shutterstock
British Chinese artists are calling for a boycott of The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester, and have called it out for institutional racism. Photo: Shutterstock
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British Chinese artists call for boycott of ‘racist’ Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art

  • Centre in Manchester appoints white people to top jobs, doesn’t require staff to speak Chinese, and all but one non-white board member has quit, artists say
  • As Chinese in the UK they can’t ‘get a word in on how we want our culture represented’, one says. Centre says it is ‘listening to the criticisms’

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British Chinese artists are calling for a boycott of The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester, and have called it out for institutional racism. Photo: Shutterstock British Chinese artists are calling for a boycott of The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester, and have called it out for institutional racism. Photo: Shutterstock
British Chinese artists are calling for a boycott of The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester, and have called it out for institutional racism. Photo: Shutterstock

Corrected [7:16pm, 17 Jun, 2021]

  • [7:16pm, 17 Jun, 2021]

    Two quotations in the story were misattributed to JJ Chan. They were said by Jack Tan.

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