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Burong Zeng (aka Wenjie Li) is a Beijing-London based producer and live art practitioner-researcher. Her work focuses on the politics of intimacy, gut feelings, neurodiversity and posthuman ethics. She has exhibited and performed internationally while also publishing articles, short novels and books. Her co-authored book The Happening of Contemporary Performance (2016) and a series of interviews with live artists and curators have been published in China. Zeng’s doctoral research at the University of Sussex (2022) investigated how ‘sticky’ and viscous materials can broaden the feminist scope of thinking about embodiment, otherness, gender and body politics. She is a member of the Choreography and Corporeality Working Group of International Federation of Theatre Research, the network Asia-Art-Activism, and the Academy of Literature and Art in China.

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