Chinese American artist shares lifelong effort to unravel ‘cultural amnesia’

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Larry Li’s exhibition, “Ask Your Ma About ‘89,” runs at the Residency Art Gallery through January 20, 2024. Photo courtesy of Residency Art Gallery.

Larry Li was inspired to create “Ask Your Ma About ‘89” after learning a harrowing story about how the Tiananmen Square protests affected his family.

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Germans founded Anaheim in 1857. Chinese immigrants then built much of the city and developed a bustling Chinatown district. Today, few remnants of Anaheim’s historic Chinatown remain.