Dr Cher Coad is an independent scholar and artist. Her PhD from Griffith University, Gold Coast (2012) explores issues of writing, difference, culture, time, the body and memory through an exegesis and two feature-film scripts: The bridge between, a Chinese single-nation production, and Swell, an Australian-Chinese international co-production. Cher’s professional experience includes work as an actor, film and theatre director, film producer, journalist, model and ringmaster. She has collaborated with directors like Wang Kei Wei.
The CCTV Headquarters—Horizontal Skyscraper or Vertical Courtyard? Anomalies of Beijing Architecture, Urbanism, and GlobalisationArticlesI have decided to launch a campaign against the skyscraper, that hideous, mediocre form of architecture…. Today we only have an empty version of it, only competing in height.— Rem Koolhaas, “Kool Enough for Beijing?”Read more