The Albion Beatnik Bookshop (34 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6AA Phone: 07737 876213)

Thursday  August 18 @7.30m

A talk by journalist and author of

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To mark the 50th Anniversary of the showpiece rally of The Cultural Revolution

Aug 18 1966

which led to this!


CR Humiliation of intellectuals

Sylvia will talk about the indoctrination into the Cult of Mao and its relevance in today’s world.

Her book Brushstrokes in Time was inspired by a more optimistic period in Chinese history – 1979 and the birth of the Stars Art Movement.

(Ai Weiwei’s career began with those courageous artists)