24. 11. 2015

How do you spell “ass” in Square Word Calligraphy? An encounter with Xu Bing

by Gloria Habes Hsu Xu Bing is an artist I have been admiring for years. I would even say he was one of the people who inspired me to face the four-year battle...

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29. 11. 2014

Visualising Borders Lab – with Manchester Metropolitan Network

On November 21st, CFCCA hosted the first in a series of five AHRC funded research labs, led by Dr Beccy Kennedy, bringing together academics and curators based in the UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan...

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24. 03. 2014

Bloomberg Hints at Curb on Articles About China

  The chairman of Bloomberg L.P. said in a speech here on Thursday that the company should have reconsidered articles that deviated from its core of coverage of business news, because they jeopardized...

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24. 03. 2014

In Pictures: The Chinese Art Factory/Hangzhou

Chinese journalist Joe Zhu shares a fascinating glimpse into the big business of studying art in Hangzhou city… When Walter Benjamin wrote about art and reproduction, I wonder if he had thought about...

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12. 03. 2014

China’s toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter

China’s worsening air pollution has exacted a significant economic toll, grounding flights, closing highways and deterring tourists. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images Chinese scientists have warned that the country’s toxic air pollution is now so bad that...

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