05. 11. 2013

‘A rose by any other name would smell as sweet’ : Socially engaged practice in Asia – defying categorization

Socially engaged practice can be a problematic term regardless of language. In a western context it seems we are too easily driven to label artists with ‘social and community’, and often backlashed with...

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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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11. 09. 2013

Some of China’s Prominent Internet Voices

Here are some popular people on Sina’s Weibo and some of their recent messages. Kai-Fu Lee is a Taiwanese high-tech investor who lives in Beijing and has more than 50 million followers. He attracted...

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09. 09. 2013

Scenes From 21st-Century China

The People’s Republic of China, the most populous country, and the second-largest economy, in the world, is a vast, dynamic nation that continues to grow and evolve. In this, the latest entry in...

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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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