"Beijing Xingwei is richly situated at the crossroads of Chinese and US politics and culture. This kind of cross-cultural knowledge, information, and insight is absolutely invaluable for the newly burgeoning 'global' histories of contemporary art and performance to develop further."
(Amelia Jones, author of Body Art/Performing the Subject
"There is no question in my mind that Cheng's Beijing Xingwei will be one of the most significant new releases of the next decade."
(Laurie Beth Clark University of Wisconsin-Madison
About the Author
Born and raised in Taiwan, Meiling Cheng is a noted performance art critic and poet and has published widely in both English and Chinese. She is associate professor in the School of Theatre at University of Southern California and the author of In Other Los Angeleses: Multicentric Performance Art.