Publications

Vermeeren, Laura. (2019). “Evaporating Ennui: Water Calligraphy in Beijing.”  In You must create: boredom, shanzhai, and digitization in the time of ‘Creative China’, edited by Jeroen de Kloet, Yiu Fai Chow, and Lena Scheen. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Vermeeren, Laura (with J. de Kloet, 2019, forthcoming). “We are not like the calligraphers of ancient times – A study of young calligraphy practitioners in contemporary China.” In China’s Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces.  

Vermeeren, Laura. “Locating vernacular creativity outside the “urban cool” in Beijing: ephemeral water calligraphy”. Cultural Studies (under review).

Vermeeren, Laura. (2017). “Chinese Calligraphy in the Digital Realm: Aesthetic Perfection and Remediation of the Authentic.” Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies43, 2, pp. 163–91.