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. 

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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

Memes To Movements book launch & signing {which you can also pre-order at your local bookstore}

。A special performance by Fei Liu, creator of Pepe the Sad Frog Coloring Book and Chinese Learning Guide

。Bilibili live projections & illustrated slang cards to 网络流行语 & 表情 by Christina Xu

。Animations from current #slowtrainresidency artists Arvid&Marie

Llama & Co hats designed by Jason Li

。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

Please RSVP & get your ticket in advance by making a donation online, space & signed copies of books & zines are limited!