11. 09. 2013

China’s brand-new abandoned cities could be dystopian movie sets

China’s building boom has created a ton of abandoned cities and massive ruins — most of which are brand new, and have never had people living in them. Here are the deserted Chinese...

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11. 09. 2013

VIDEO: Urban but left behind

In China, the timeline of the massive migration of 250 million rural residents into cities by 2025 is so rapid and far-reaching, there are concerns that some people will be left behind. http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/09/08/world/asia/100000002379242/urban-but-left-behind.html?emc=edit_tnt_20130908&tntemail0=y...

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28. 08. 2013

Documentary: Factory Girls by Aowen Jin

Preview from Aowen’s upcoming exhibition, uncovering the goals, dreams and ambitions of China’s factory girls.  In Brick Lane Gallery, London, this September.  

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26. 08. 2013

Shanghai Scrap – Blog

Adam Minter is an American writer who has covered a range of topics for publications that include The Atlantic, Slate, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Mother Jones, Scientific American,ARTnews, and Sierra. In...

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26. 08. 2013

China’s Gleaming Ghost Cities Draw Neither Jobs Nor People

When this small city in northeastern China launched a plan to build a satellite city 6 miles down the road, it got off to a promising start. Urban planners spent millions of yuan...

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26. 08. 2013

Public Funding Cuts Jeopardise HONG KONG’S Nonprofits

Last month, two of Hong Kong’s nonprofit organizations were given notice that they would no longer be receiving government funding from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the statutory body supporting arts...

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