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店面 Residency: Artist Talk + Arts & Activism Roundtable

  • Museum of Chinese in America 215 Centre Street New York, NY, 10013 United States (map)

In December 2016, The W.O.W. Project and China Residencies launched its inaugural 店面 Artist Residency for the Lunar New Year. For the conclusion of the first storefront residency at Wing On Wo & Co., join Artist-in-Residence Melissa Liu and other artists, community organizers, and activists from the Chinatown and Asian American community for an afternoon of programming, hosted at Museum of Chinese in America.

2-4 PM: Roundtable on arts and activism in Asian American communities facilitated by Melissa Liu (店面 Artist-in-Residence at W.O.W Project), featuring presentations from Tomie Arai of Chinatown Art Brigade, Amy Weng, PJ Gubatina Policarpio, Anuva Kalawar, An/other NY, also featuring respondents Fei Liu, Emily Mock, Christina Xu, Alexis Convento, Sue Jeong Ka, and more TBA.

4-5PM: Meet artists from the roundtable, continue conversations, and enjoy the museum (see notes on admission below).

5-6PM: 店面 Residency Artist Talk with Melissa Liu. Arts writer and exhibition organizer Ryan Wong will discuss with Melissa her process and motivation behind her residency project "Chinatown Diaspora: Red Envelope Oral Histories," and her work as a cultural worker and organizer in the arts.


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