Jiaqi Kang
亢嘉琪

is a Sino-Swiss editor, writer, and art historian. They are the founding Editor-in-Chief of Sine Theta Magazine, an international, print-based creative arts publication made by and for the Sino diaspora. They are a DPhil History of Art student at Oxford University.牛津大学美术史专业在读博士生,海外华裔青少年的Sine Theta美术和文学杂志创始人/主编,业余从事文学编辑和写作。瑞士华裔。

Writing

Fiction
- Uncle's house; it was noon | SUSPECT, 04.2022
- Cake shop | Jellyfish Review, 04.2022
- Northern Beggar | The Spectacle, 04.2022
- Monologue of a pirate ship that doesn't have a figurehead, or perhaps it once did, but it’s difficult to tell now because its bow is encrusted with clam shells and barnacles, which scuttle about and scream during a storm, as though they had mouths | X-R-A-Y, 10.2021
- An Lushan goes to war | Winner: Wadham Rex Warner Prize for Creative Writing, 06.2021
- slowburn AU | EX/POST, 05.2021
- Swimming with Robert Rauschenberg; he erases a drawing of me; my teeth fall out of my mouth | Tiny Molecules, 03.2021
- Xianrenzhang | Hobart Pulp, 03.2021; Augment Review, forthcoming
- L'oeil d'Orochimaru | wildness, 02.2021 | fractured lit roundup
- Dunhuang, in the summer | X-R-A-Y, 01.2021; Santa Fe Writers' Project, 02.2021
- Dunhuang, a continuation | Santa Fe Writers' Project, 02.2021
- Gunk | Peach Mag, 01.2021
- The Buddha's Fist | Jellyfish Review Just Like the River special issue, 10.2020
- Fujiyama, 2088 | perhappened, 09.2020 | nominated for Best of the Net 2021

Poetry
- * | poozine, forthcoming
- Having your period in August in China | Zindabad Zine, 04.2021
- In Year Six We Had A Substitute Teacher Whose Heels Were So Dry That They Looked Like Cracked White Marzipan; I Saw Them While Going Up Some Stairs Behind Her. I Was Transfixed. These Days My Heels Have Been Really Dry And I Guess It’s My Turn To Have Marzipan Parmesan Feet. | Bat City Review, 04.2021
- Love sonnet from the perspective of Rod, a jock mouse who lived on my Animal Crossing island for 3 months | Ghost City Review, 10.2020
- A CACTUS I HAVE NEVER SEEN BEFORE | DAYBREAKING Zine, 09.2020
- Oeux | Fruit Journal #2, 08.2020
- hayfever | harana poetry #5, 07.2020
- Pastèques en été | Industry, 02.2018
- Good things come in thirteens | sinθ #3, 01.2017

Miscellaneous
- Translator (Chinese to English) | Copper Coins by Musuli, 2020
- Translator (Chinese to English) | My depression by Ren Hang, 2017
- Blogger for Sino Arts | sinθ, 2016 - 2019
- Assistant Director (Theatre; devised) | My mother runs in zig-zags @ The North Wall (Oxford, U.K.), 02.2019 - 06.2019
- Director, DP, editor | 写真:浓与淡 / STUDY: NOW AND THEN (24m), 12.2015 - 01.2016

Editorial

03.2016 - Present
Sine Theta Magazine
Founding Editor-in-Chief
11.2017 - 06.2018
The Isis Magazine
Editor w/ Emily Lawford: Trinity Term 2018
Creative Director w/ Alex Christian: Hilary Term 2018
Non-Fiction Editing Masterclass Leader: Michaelmas Term 2019
06.2018 - 12.2018
Common Ground Journal
Sub-editor and designer: Michaelmas Term 2018
10.2018 - 06.2019
Duncan Grant: Queering the Classical Nude
Curator w/ George Wilson; catalogue essay
Kendrew Barn, St. John's College, Oxford.

Academic

History of Art Department, History Faculty, University of Oxford
Lincoln College, University of Oxford
DPhil History of Art, 2021 - 2025 (expected)
- June and Simon Li Scholarship in Chinese Art History, 2021- 2024
- DPhil associate, University of Oxford China Centre
Dissertation: "A pile of trash": hygiene politics and Chinese art, 1979 – 2008 | supervised by J. P. ParkKrasis Junior Teaching Fellow | Ashmolean Museum, Hilary Term - Trinity Term 2022Wadham College, University of Oxford
MSt History of Art and Visual Culture, 2020 - 2021, Distinction
- Wadham Cliff Davies Scholarship in History, 2020 - 2021
Dissertation: Land of the [ ……… ]: Japanese-American internment photography from an ecocritical perspective | supervised by Geoffrey BatchenSt. Catherine's College, University of Oxford
BA History of Art, 2017 - 2020, First Class
- Distinction in First Public Examinations, 2018
- College Scholarship, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2020
- Katritzky Prize in the History of Art, 2019
- Gibbs Prize in the History of Art for best average finals performance, 2020
Dissertation: "Horrible and Terrifying Deeds": André Derain's Pantagruel woodcuts | supervised by Alastair WrightLaidlaw Scholar | Oxford University Careers Service, 2019Krasis Scholar | Ashmolean Museum, Trinity Term 2019

Papers given
- Open discussion: Land of the [ ……… ]: Japanese-American internment photography from an ecocritical perspective | Environmental History Working Group, History Faculty, Oxford, 29 November 2021
- American Cop: Peter Liang and diasporic Chinese Labour | "1000 Words" Network for Developing Photographic Research, 24 February 2021
- Case study: "Horrible and Terrifying Deeds": André Derain's Pantagruel woodcuts | "Working with artists' books and other visual resources in Oxford" Sackler Library & Taylor Institution workshop, December 2020
- "Horrible and Terrifying Deeds": André Derain's Pantagruel woodcuts | PERLEGO, 23 October 2020
- Michelangelo the Decorator | Catz Exchange conference, February 2018

Contact

jiaqi.kang at lincoln.ox.ac.uk