Monday, April 25, 2016

Beijing Crackdown: A Week of Closures, Cancellations and Uncertainty

via China Music Radar http://ift.tt/21c4Zfh : It’s been a sadly eventful week for Beijing’s independent music community. Last week, the live music venue DDC hosted the performance artist Lin Ce, a poet who explores, among other things, issues of body shaming and body image (link NSFW). Her…risqué act (see flyer below) generated some rather controversial images that spread quickly via Weibo and Wechat. Cut to Thursday the 21st, and DDC honcho 69 is temporarily detained and…

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