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B!RTH Festival Panel Discussion

September 2016 – Aowen will be a guest speaker at B!RTH Festival in Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre on October 19th. Read more and book tickets.

BBC Forum

August 2016 – Aowen joined legendary typographer Alan Kitchin and Shard structural engineer Roma Agrawal, discussing visual image overload. Listen to the programme.

Aowen talks about image overload on BBC World Service Forum

Islam Channel Guest

July 2016 – Aowen was a guest on the Islam Channel, a free-to-air satellite channel watched by almost 60% of British Muslims, discussing her Midlight artwork and career.

Compton Verney Wins Museums at Night Vote

May 2016 – Compton Verney is the winning organisation to host Aowen's Museums at Night event in October.

This award winning national art gallery is based in a Grade-I listed Georgian mansion, set in 120 acres of park designed by the famous landscape architect Capability Brown. Their Chinese collection of bronze is nationally designated.

Over the past month the public has voted Compton Verney as the winning organisation to host Aowen's Museums at Night event in October. Over the past month the public has voted Compton Verney as the winning organisation to host Aowen's Museums at Night event in October. Over the past month the public has voted Compton Verney as the winning organisation to host Aowen's Museums at Night event in October.

Museums at Night Voting Opens

April 2016 – Voting has begun on this year's Museums at Night event! Five amazing venues across the UK are competing for Aowen to create a stunning light-based artwork on-site, to be shown in November this year. Choose between Compton Verney Art Gallery, Fulham Palace, Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Rhondda Heritage Park and Torre Abbey.

Voting is open until Saturday 14th May, and you can place your vote on the Museums at Night website.

Vote for where you want British-Chinese Artist Aowen Jin to do her artwork this year

Deb8 at China Exchange

February 2016 – Aowen took part in a panel discussion at the newly opened China Exchange in London, discussing censorship, attitutes to sex, and capitalism vs communism in modern China.

Aowen discusses censorship at China Exchange

Chinese New Year at Birmingham Cathedral

February 2016 – With the support of Birmingham Cathedral, Aowen used the popularity of her Midlight artwork to create a Chinese New Year celebration with a specially commissioned Chinese choir - and for the first time invited the Chinese community to celebrate their festival in the presitigious surroundings.

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Chinese New Year Celebration

February 2016 – In a two hour unique and magical event, the Cathedral will turn off all the lights so that you can watch Aowen's Midlight artwork react to beautiful singing by a Chinese choir, and enjoy the groundbreaking work reflecting in the Cathedral's spectacular architecture. For full details see the flyer below or visit the Midlight website.

Special exhibition of Aowen's Midlight artwork at Birmingham Cathedral for Chinese New Year

Is China Really Scared of Ghost Films?

December 2015 – Aowen's special report on Chinese ghost stories and censorship was published as a top story by BBC Magazine. Read article

British-Chinese artist Aowen Jin is commissioned to write a piece about China's attitude to ghost stores

Chinese Christmas Traditions

December 2015 – BBC's Cultural Frontline commissioned Aowen to produce and read a special report on the festive season in China over Christmas, and how it is influenced by but completely different to the Western traditions.

Midlight Exhibitions

December 2015 – Midlight was shown on the Birmingham Cathedral Green and in the Birmingham Science Museum in two extraordinarily popular interactive exhibitions. For full details, including photos and videos, see the dedicated Midlight website.

Cathedral Show

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Science Museum Show

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Chinese Ghost Stories

December 2015 – Aowen wrote and read a special report for BBC's Cultural Frontline to introduce China's obsession with ghost stories and why Western ghost stories are frequently banned in China's booming film market.