China Residencies invites you to the book launch for An Xiao Mina’s “Memes To Movements” and a conversation with artists and designers Fei Liu & Christina Xu about internet memes as art, pop culture, politics, protest, and propaganda, in China & beyond.
Where: NYC - Orbital - 155 Rivington St, 2nd floor
When: Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 4 PM – 6 PM
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。 A discussion on the shapeshifting memes artists in China use to evade censorship, make space for themselves, and push the boundaries of WeChat stickers, moderated by Kira Simon-Kennedy
。A special performance by Fei Liu, creator of Pepe the Sad Frog Coloring Book and Chinese Learning Guide
。Animations from current #slowtrainresidency artists Arvid&Marie
。Llama & Co hats
。Temporary tattoos by Peach Tao
。A special selection of zines for sale
。Special snacks by Lost In The Sauce !
Suggested donation: $25 (sliding-scale, with no one turned away for lack of funds)
Signed copy of Memes To Movements + special zine bundle: $60