Tian Taiquan

Chongqing based artist Tian Taiquan portrays his childhood memories during China’s cultural revolution with photography and photo-manipulation. The immediate pain he recollects motivates him to raise awareness by reconstructing his own personal memorial of social reality and cultural history.

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Zhang Kechun

Zhang Kechun is a fine art photographer based out of Chengdu, China who is currently showcasing his latest photo-journalistic series entitled “The Yellow Sea”.

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Mu Pan | Out Of Control

As promised by Bunnyman in his first feature, here is a second look at Mu Pan. I honestly cannot remember the last time I was this visually engaged. My intrigue starts with his crazy delicious mixture of modern and historic and elevates to a mind numbing love of the composition and detail. Mu Pang pieces…

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Wen Fuliang

Holy crap Wen Fuliang, you sir, have super human ingenuity and adroitness! This Chinese artist and former wood carver has migrated his talents toward a unique medium for sculpting, eggshells. A craft that he has perfected over the span of ten years, using a rotary tool with a diamond tip to create his gnarly masterpieces. Sheer eggcellence!

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Ai Weiwei ‘Stacked’

Chinese activist Ai Weiwei has recently created a 760 bicycle installation where the massive stacked structure can be explored from within. The showcase is being held at the Galleria Continua in Tuscany untill the 16th of February.

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Matthieu Belin

Matthieu Belin is a fashion photographer that works out of Shanghai, China. He, being based out of China, uses many cultural motifs in much of his work. In his editorial series for Life 生活 Magazine, entitled “Anhui Village”, the cultural influence in his work is particular visible. Belin was originally featured back in December 2011…

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Setting Fire to Adele

Hong Yi AKA “Red” is known for “loving to paint, but not with a paintbrush.” Using ordinary objects, such as coffee grounds, book pages, sunflower seeds and even socks, Red manages to morph, warp and mold these otherwise mundane materials into brilliant masterpieces. Her most recent portrait, Setting Fire to Adele, was created using fire, wax and a…

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Egg and Stone // 鸡蛋和石头

Teen pregnancy is undoubtably a social hot topic that shares similar and differentiating elements from other countries / communities from around the world. Director-writer Huang Ji‘s debut feature film Egg and Stone // 鸡蛋和石头 realistically captures (with the aid of non-actors) this weighty subject matter, with the focus on China’s province of Hunan as the…

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Jiang Zhi

Jiang Zhi is a contemporary fine artist based out of Yuanjiang, China. “It is an introspective examination of confrontation, entanglement, coexistence and contradictions. A male and a female body move under the white cloth. Rather than emphasizing gender difference, the bodies seem to be governed by mystical force and tension, indicating a sort of yin/yang…

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Ai Weiwei ‘Study in Perspective’

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Study In Perspective’ is a photo series, where the artist’s middle finger is positioned in front of some of the world’s most notable man-made landmarks around the world; the artist’s perspective through activism. My immediate reaction is to chuckle, but within Ai’s gesture, it demonstrates a serious rebellion against the world’s motherfucking supreme…

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