Tings Chak
Guangzhou 1927: The Paris Commune of the East

On the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Paris Commune, its legacy is remembered in the Guangzhou Uprising, when workers and peasants established a popular republic in the southern Chinese capital in 1927.

The enduring legacy of China’s Red Detachment of Women

On the eve of the Communist Party of China’s centenary in July 2021, the story of the country’s first women’s military brigade in the 1930s continues to find life in popular culture and the imagination of the Chinese people

The Lekra spirit lives: Martin Aleida on Indonesia’s revolutionary cultural group

Designer Tings Chak spoke with Indonesian writer Martin Aleida about Lekra and the legacy of repression of left movements in Indonesia

Not only to stay alive, but to stay human: An interview with Pavel Égüez

Designer Tings Chak spoke at length with Ecuadorian artist Pavel Égüez about revolutionary art, the crisis of capitalism and his series ‘Cuarentena’ which seeks to address the human suffering provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic

Painting an epidemic: An interview with Li Zhong (李钟)

Tings Chak of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research speaks to Li Zhong a Chinese painter who produced a series of paintings on the country’s heroic fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

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