Belle Cheung

Belle Cheung 張芷彤 is an uninvited 1.5-generation immigrant from Hong Kong who is privileged to live on the unceded territory and traditional homelands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. Belle’s work sits at the intersection of arts and culture, and advocates for race, cultural histories, and representation as important factors in cultural policies to more accurately represent, and to make diversity part of the “mainstream.” Belle has a background in arts administration and the performing arts, and she holds an MA from the University of British Columbia where her research focused on whiteness in Canadian arts and culture policies. She is currently a Social/Cultural Planner with the City of Vancouver’s Chinatown Transformation Team, part of a specialized team working towards UNESCO World Heritage Status designation for Vancouver’s historic Chinatown.

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