About This Artist

Melissa Lewis (顾眉)  is a ChineseAmerican artist working with mixed identities and mediums. Her work has been presented here and abroad. She thinks often of decolonization, mother tongues, and queerness. Melissa has been dreaming and reading about Bruce Lee for the last year, and comes from a background of traditional Chinese folk arts.

 

Current Key Collaborators:

Brenton Cheng. Rose Huey. Kim Ip. Nina Wu.

 

About this Project

An all-Chinese cast performs identity, martial arts technique, and cha-cha. This research-driven, interdisciplinary work considers Bruce Lee and his legacy as local master, film icon and hero.

 

Photos courtesy of Melissa Lewis

Upcoming Events

TenderArts Drumming Circle

Steve Tanksley
First Mondays, October-May, 6pm-8pm

Litquake

Mon-Fri, Oct 14-18, 8pm

Watch Films Rub Up

The San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
Sat, Oct 19, 7pm & 9:30pm screenings

Archived Events

Yerba Buena Gardens Night

Fauxnique & JuiceBox
Sat, Oct 12, 6pm-10pm at Jessie Square

Block Fest: Discover The Weaver In You

Rachel Lozada
Fri, Oct 4, 3pm-5pm

(in)Visible

Jess Curtis/Gravity
Thu-Sun, Oct 3-6 & Oct 10-13, 8pm

Front Porch at Block Fest

Demonstration Gardens' Kasey Rios Asberry
Fri, Sept 20, 3pm-5pm

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