Drag Asia

Hurricane Kimchi

QA Stage brings you two performance artists. Drag Queen Hurricane Kimchi and Performance Artists Whiskey Chow.

Hurricane Kimchi (Heezy Yang), Artist, performer, and activist, from South Korea. Heezy is the brains behind the fabulous drag persona Hurricane Kimchi, he has illustrated several LGBT activism-inspired works such as “You May Now Kiss The Groom” and “How Is This Okay?”, his street art activist performances have also been featured in the Huffington Post, The Asia Economy Daily, Time Out Seoul and more.

Whiskey Chow ( Xiaoxuan Zhou) is a Chinese student studying at the Royal College of Art. ​Prior to moving to the UK, Whiskey has been involved in feminist and LGBTQ activism in China since the age of 20. Working closely with local queer communities in Guangzhou and contributed as actor, co-playwright and sound designer in the production of ‘For Vaginas’ Sake’ (Original Chinese version of The Vagina Monologues). Whiskey has also taught gender education in community theatres in south China and has participated in a number of queer cultural events, including curating China’s first LGBTQ music festival (爱人同志音乐会) Lover Comrades Concert) in Guangzhou in 2013. She has also worked as a project manager in Lost Music(荒岛音乐会)and Live Wild(在野音乐) (companies promoting indie music, both based in Guangzhou).