Jaime is a critic and editor from Hong Kong currently based in Beijing. She is a contributing editor at Spike Art Magazine and ๐šŒ๐š‘๐šŠ๐š’๐š›๐š™๐šŽ๐š›๐šœ๐š˜๐š— at Chaoyang Trap, a experimental group chat newsletter about contemporary life in China.

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A conversation about Hong Kong noise legend Xper.Xr, archival exhibitions, and narratives of disappearance

A review of ๐˜ฝ๐™ก๐™ค๐™˜๐™ ๐™˜๐™๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐˜พ๐™๐™ž๐™˜๐™ ๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™ข by Xiaowei Wang, the shanzhai of shanzhai and social justice tourism as a genre
The Baffler

A dispatch about the contemporary silence of Chinese contemporary art museums

A brief reflection on writing through the cracks in China
China Storytellers

A short text on drone-racing+introducing ๐™Ž๐™ข๐™–๐™ก๐™ก ๐™‚๐™ค๐™™๐™จ by Alex M.F. Quicho
Spike #67

A conversation with migrant worker poet Xiao Hai about Cao Fei's career retrospective in Beijing
Chaoyang Trap

A profile of Knopha, one of the best DJs in China at the moment (also in Chinese)
Groove (๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜Ž๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜Ž๐˜™๐˜–๐˜–๐˜๐˜Œ ๐˜น ๐˜Ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ-๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜Œ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜”๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜‘๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฎ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ)

On leaks, anti-spectacle and making an unfuckable text in Tiffany Sia's Nแด‡แด แด‡ส€ Rแด‡๊œฑแด›/Uษดส€แด‡๊œฑแด›
Spike #66

Looking for wall text at Power Station of Art Shanghai
Spike #66

On Fang Fang's ๐™’๐™ช๐™๐™–๐™ฃ ๐˜ฟ๐™ž๐™–๐™ง๐™ฎ, pandemic narratives and the privilege of translation
The Nation

On dancing after Covid-19 and a brief history of nightlife in Hong Kong
Electronic Beats

On watching Hong Kong's iconic cop movies after police brutality
The Nation

A postcard from Hong Kong before everything went to shit
Spike #63

On filmmaking as a response to political uncertainty

On the legacy of Hong Kong 70s leftists in contemporary art
Spike #62

On urbanizing the Chinese rural and symbiotic Fujianese tulou renovation strategies
Architectural Review

On how going to protests is fucking boring
The Baffler

On hot pot
Taste Cooking


After All
Wonder Press


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