A series of exclusive interviews on Chinese culture: from the environment to politics, architecture, LGBT rights, contemporary art, literature, comics, social rights, women in China, the Taiwanese question, the new Silk Road, poetry, documentaries, history, fashion, dance, rock, and cinema!
A goldmine of first-hand stories about China and Chinese culture.
All the interviews were conducted by Dominique Musorrafiti and Matteo Damiani.
Many of the interviews have appeared in our new free digital magazine
. Planet China
Table of Contents
1 Interviews 1.1 Captain China – Interview: Chi Wang, comic author 1.2 Interview with Teng Biao, founder of Open Constitution Initiative: the crackdown on Chinese civil society will continue 1.3 Interview with Elle Lee, Style Blogger 1.4 Interview with Matina Cheung: Teaching Yoga in Hong Kong 1.5 Interview with Heanney McCollum, Personal Trainer & Lifestyle Coach in Hong Kong 1.6 Interview with Forest Revolution and Urban Forestry pioneer Stefano Boeri 1.7 Interview: Josh Summers on Traveling in Xinjiang 1.8 Interview with Analyst J. Michael Cole On Xi Jinping’s power grab and the risks of the New Silk Road 1.9 Interview with Hua Dong, Re-Tros: Before the Applause and Beyond 1.10 Yan Hua Wang Taichi Master 1.11 Interview with Tang Min, Ballet Mistress of the Hong Kong Ballet 1.12 Interview with Yang Ruiqi: my life is all about dancing 1.13 Anita Wong: Modern & Tradition 1.14 The Fabulous World of Qin Leng 1.15 Helen Feng Interview: Don’t settle for okay . . . be better 1.16 Zhuo Danting, China’s Queen of Tattoos 1.17 The Art of Min Liu 1.18 Thierry Chow, Feng Shui master 1.19 Interview with Simon Chung, film director 1.20 Augusta Xu-Holland: Between Art&Science 1.21 The Evolution of China’s Environmental Policy: Interview with Michael Standaert 1.22 Interview with Li Wei, the creator of stunning art images playing with gravity 1.23 Interview with author Jeremy Tiang 1.24 Interview with New York-based freelance illustrator Lisk Feng 1.25 Interview with artist Ming You Xu 1.26 Interview with Soprano Hui He 1.27 Yummy and healthy visual experience with Chiara Ye 1.28 The Blind Youth of He Sen – Interview (2004) 1.29 Interview with director Wang Xiaoshuai (2004) 1.30 Interview with Piero Kuang Sung Ling founder and coordinator of Slow Food Great China 1.31 Interview with contemporary artist ZHANG HUAN 1.32 Interview with Manya Koetse: sinologist & founder of What’s on Weibo 1.33 Interview with GuiGuiSuiSui 1.34 Interview with RongRong & Inri 1.35 Interview with Rebecca F. Kuang, author of ‘The Poppy War’ 1.36 Interview with Lance Crayon: The origins of graffiti in Beijing 1.37 Herman Lee: T-Shirt Designer, Graphic Designer, and Illustrator 1.38 Interview with Badiucao, political cartoonist, and rights activist 1.39 Interview with Helen Zia, author and activist 1.40 Interview with Joanne Leung: LGBTQ rights in Hong Kong 1.41 Interview with Shanghai Pride: LGBTQ Rights in Shanghai 1.42 Interview: Beijing LGBT Center 1.43 Interview with Ah Qiang, PFLAG China: LGBT rights in Guangzhou 1.44 Interview: No.223, Art Photographer 1.45 Lin Jun Liang: Art from Inside Out 1.46 China’s authoritarian control system – Interview with Patrick Poon, Researcher at Amnesty International 1.47 The Murder of Pamela Werner: Interview with Graeme Sheppard 1.48 Lucie Liu’s TaipeiLove*: Taiwan’s unique journey towards same-sex marriage and equality 1.49 Interview with Chen Chen, author and poet Interviews
Interviews are listed in chronological order Mountain Forest Hotel Guizhou aims to create a real green forest valley, to shape a new model of future life. The design concept will follow ecology to create a real forest city for the residents. The recyclable energies and techniques will be introduced to ensure sustainable energy use. Chiara Ye – Food photographer, menu designer and F&B visual strategist Jia Zhangke and Wang Xiaoshuai at BigScreen Italia 2006, Kunming, China 12m2 1994, Performance, Beijing, China Chen Chen. Author: Keegan Lester
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