Resist, Recycle, Regenerate 反对-回收-再生

Resist, Recycle, Regenerate 反对-回收-再生 is a series of workshops for Asian American girls that teaches papermaking and printmaking using discarded Chinese New Year fireworks recycled as hand-printed zines. In collaboration with MOCA and the School of Authentic Journalism the girls will conduct oral histories, map their family histories and learn about immigration laws that have shaped Chinatown’s past and how they can intervene in its future as young artists and activists. 


OPEN CALL 

We are ~ *OFFICIALLY*~ beginning recruitment for our new papermaking project, Resist, Recycle, Regenerate 反对-回收-再生, a series of workshops for Asian American girls that teaches papermaking and printmaking using discarded Chinese New Year fireworks recycled as hand-printed zines. In collaboration with MOCA and the School of Authentic Journalism the girls will conduct oral histories, map their family histories and learn about immigration laws that have shaped Chinatown’s past and how they can intervene in its future as young artists and activists.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & REQS:

-Age: 16-21

-Identify as Chinese or Chinese-American

-Personal connection to NYC Chinatown

-Time commitment: 2017-2018 Academic School Year (September 2017-May 2018)

-Interest in: learning papermaking and printmaking skills and in using arts for community activism and empowerment

TO APPLY:

Send a letter of interest and list of past related experience to: resistrecycleregenerate@gmail.com