Shoe patterns, found inside the book Farmer can learn well and use philosophy. Words of Chairman Mao, belonged to Cong Yan’s grandmother. Clever devotee-shoemaker: she was providing footwear to all the family. Shapes were cut out from out-dated newspapers from 50’s to 90’s. Randomly chosen pages, shreds of articles, unfinished sentences, pieces of forgotten slogans are telling a fragmented history of China.