Chinese Cultural BackgroundOf Italian origin Leda Fletcher developed her interest in Chinese culture and language 36 years ago. After having taken the Diploma of ISMEO in Milan in 1973, Leda Fletcher continued her Chinese studies in London at Polytechnic of Central London where she also obtained A Level in Chinese Language and Culture. In London she also studied Chinese art at the Courses of SOAS PDF As she started to live in Geneva she followed for five years the University courses of Classical Chinese. She also went to China (Beijing)several times for study-purposes in the period 1986-1996.
GalleryIn 1999 she opened the Gallery in Carouge-Geneva the first Gallery specialized in Chinese Contemporary art in Switzerland and one of the few in Europe. Since then Leda Fletcher tries to share with the public her passion of Chinese contemporary art and organizes solo and collective exhibitions all year round. Over the last 8 years she has organized more than 60 exhibitions of Chinese artists.The purpose is to introduce Chinese artists of different tendencies and using different media. The artists are all personally met by Leda Fletcher through regular trips to PR China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and European Countries were Chinese artists live.
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