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

Class of 1985 | The White Review Short Story Prize 2022: Shortlist, 09.2022

Uncle's house; it was noon | SUSPECT, 04.2022Cake shop | Jellyfish Review, 04.2022Northern Beggar | The Spectacle, 04.2022Monologue 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 | A Personal AnthologyAn Lushan goes to war | Winner: Wadham Rex Warner Prize for Creative Writing, 06.2021slowburn AU | EX/POST, 05.2021 | wigleaf top 50, 2022Swimming with Robert Rauschenberg; he erases a drawing of me; my teeth fall out of my mouth | Tiny Molecules, 03.2021Xianrenzhang | Hobart Pulp, 03.2021; Augment Review, 06.2022L'oeil d'Orochimaru | wildness, 02.2021 | fractured lit roundupDunhuang, in the summer | X-R-A-Y, 01.2021; Santa Fe Writers' Project, 02.2021Dunhuang, a continuation | Santa Fe Writers' Project, 02.2021Gunk | Peach Mag, 01.2021The Buddha's Fist | Jellyfish Review, 10.2020Fujiyama, 2088 | perhappened, 09.2020 | nominated for Best of the Net 2021

Poetry

晋源 | The Lumiere Review, 09.2022* | poozine, forthcomingHaving your period in August in China | Zindabad Zine, 04.2021In 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, 04.2021Love sonnet from the perspective of Rod, a jock mouse who lived on my Animal Crossing island for 3 months | Ghost City Review, 10.2020A CACTUS I HAVE NEVER SEEN BEFORE | DAYBREAKING Zine, 09.2020Oeux | Fruit Journal #2, 08.2020hayfever | harana poetry #5, 07.2020Pastèques en été | Industry, 02.2018Good things come in thirteens | sinθ #3, 01.2017

etc.

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

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 filth": 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

Contact

jiaqi.kang at lincoln.ox.ac.uk