Contemporary Chinese rock musician Xu Duo discusses his evolution as an artist and the genesis of his commitment to socially engaged, worker-oriented art and music. He discusses his role in the New Worker Art Troupe, including activities in and around the Migrant Workers Home in Picun, in the suburbs of Beijing, of which the group is a primary sponsor.
New Workers’ Culture: An Interview with Xu Duo
Christopher Connery is professor of literature and cultural studies at UC Santa Cruz and is Ziqiang Professor of Cultural Studies at Shanghai University. He has published on imperial Chinese literary culture, capitalist oceanic geographies, the global 1960s, and contemporary Chinese intellectual politics. He is currently working on a book project on Chinese neoliberalism.
Christopher Connery; New Workers’ Culture: An Interview with Xu Duo. boundary 2 1 May 2019; 46 (2): 255–262. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01903659-7497220
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