Smashing the Vase: Not Just a Pretty Face
On September 16, 2012, college students in Wuhan, a capital city in central China, completed a performance art piece at the entry of the university. In this piece, they smashed a vase covered with stereotypes about women to protest against their school’s beauty queen contest. The characters for “vase” (花瓶) are slang for “eye candy” in Chinese.
Protest Against the "Lady Class"