We began this week mourning Chinese photographer Ren Hang, a man who endured censorship and intimidation in a remarkable career that finished far too abruptly. For links that remember him, and for those that will distract and let you forget, scroll on.
Ren Hang, one of the bright stars of contemporary Chinese photography, passed away this week at just 29. The prolific artist leaves behind an influential and , we hope he rests in peace.
‘Good History/Bad History’ expresses an enduring faith in Modernism: for its belief in the present, its awareness of the future and its desire to use design to change the world. Penned in 1991 by ME design greats Tibor Kalman, J Abbott Miller and Karrie Jacobs, the polemic has not lost its relevance: download the PDF .
Like books? Girls At Library (GAL) is an that features interviews and book recommendations from remarkable, diverse women who share a passion for reading.
“If you are going to cut libraries you must be prepared to build more prisons, to build more homeless hostels.” This article from The Guardian discusses the social necessity of libraries through a : a social and educational space for the city’s refugees.
Miss Microsoft Paint? Scrich is to save the day.
International Women’s Day is just around the corner, we’re celebrating with the wise words of Roxane Gay. Discover why she is, and we are, .
Thanks for reading! We hope our links inspire you and give you a small window into what the Huoliquankai office is enjoying this week.
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Text: Rosie Flanagan