Fireside Chat with Jo Farrell, Author of Living History: Bound Feet Women of China

RPC, 11/F Three Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central
6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Talk begins at 7.00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided, compliments of RPC
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Registration Deadline: 19th May 2015

TWF, together with the British Council, presents Jo Farrell, a Hong Kong based photographer in conversation with Anna Dickie, Managing Editor of Ocula Hong Kong. The discussion will centre around Jo’s newly launched book ‘Living History: Bound Feet Women of China’ and will touch upon art, culture and the pressure women feel to conform to beauty standards. Please see Jo’s website below for more details on this project: All proceeds will go to TWF’s new documentary ‘She Objects’   

Jo Farrell
Jo Farrell is a documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist capturing traditions and cultures before they are completely eradicated. Her new book Living History: Bound Feet Women of China documents and celebrates the lives of the last remaining women in China with bound feet. In the past year Jo's project has been showcased on the BBC (Impact TV and news website), CNN (Kristie Lu Stout), The Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, SCMP, Time Out, Stern, Localiiz, HK Magazine, Vanity Fair, FastCo., and many more. She is the recipient of many awards including a Jacob Riics, Center for Fine Art Photography, Women in Photography and Black & White Spider Awards.

Anna Dickie
Anna Dickie is the Managing Editor for Ocula’s magazine. Ocula is a leading contemporary art gallery platform. Prior to joining Ocula, Anna managed AJC Gallery in Hong Kong after completing her Masters at Christie’s in Modern & Contemporary Art with a Distinction. Anna previously worked as a lawyer in London, and acted for a number of high profile art clients, including Banksy. Anna has interviewed many of the art world’s most influential and important art world personalities: from Grayson Perry, Sarah Sze, Isaac Julien, to Richard Armstrong, director of the Guggenheim.  

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