Dorcas Tang 邓佳颖 (MY/AU)
Born 1997, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Lives and works Unceded Gadigal land
Dorcas Tang 邓佳颖 is a Chinese-Malaysian photographer working, thinking, and playing on unceded Gadigal land. She is interested in the crucial intersections of photography, history, and archival silences. At the core of her practice is care for her communities while grappling with the intrinsic violence of the camera and archival practices. Her audiovisual projects include Los Paisanos del Puerto, examining the Chinese diaspora of Costa Rica; Love Me Long Time, exploring desire, intimacy, and Asian identity; and Staging Portraits which looks at queer kinship through facilitating community photo sessions at The Bearded Tit. Ultimately, she seeks to encourage critical dialogue through creating socially engaged visual narratives.