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The 2018 Interviews on China with artists, photographers, directors, writers, and academics

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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.


Interviews are listed in chronological order

captain-china-coverCaptain China – Interview: Chi Wang, comic author

teng-biao-crack down on Chinese civil societyInterview with Teng Biao, founder of Open Constitution Initiative: the crackdown on Chinese civil society will continue

Elle-Lee-Style-BloggerInterview with Elle Lee, Style Blogger

Matina Cheung: Teaching Yoga in Hong KongInterview with Matina Cheung: Teaching Yoga in Hong Kong

Interview with Heanney McCollum, Personal Trainer & Lifestyle Coach in Hong Kong

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.

Interview with Forest Revolution and Urban Forestry pioneer Stefano Boeri

Josh Summer on Traveling in XinjiangInterview: Josh Summers on Traveling in Xinjiang

j-michael-coleInterview with Analyst J. Michael Cole On Xi Jinping’s power grab and the risks of the New Silk Road

re-tros bandInterview with Hua Dong, Re-Tros: Before the Applause and Beyond

Yan-Hua-Wang-taichi-MasterYan Hua Wang Taichi Master

Tang Min Ballet MistressInterview with Tang Min, Ballet Mistress of the Hong Kong Ballet

yang-ruici-dancerInterview with Yang Ruiqi: my life is all about dancing

anita-wong-Chinese paintingAnita Wong: Modern & Tradition

children illustrator Qin LengThe Fabulous World of Qin Leng

Helen FengHelen Feng Interview: Don’t settle for okay . . . be better

zhuo dan ting-china tattoo artistZhuo Danting, China’s Queen of Tattoos

min liu graphic designerThe Art of Min Liu

thierry chow fengshui masterThierry Chow, Feng Shui master

SImon Chung-I-Miss-You-When-I-See-YouInterview with Simon Chung, film director

augusta-xu-hollandAugusta Xu-Holland: Between Art&Science

China's Environmental PolicyThe Evolution of China’s Environmental Policy: Interview with Michael Standaert

Li Wei Chinese photographer 3Interview with Li Wei, the creator of stunning art images playing with gravity

Jeremy-TiangInterview with author Jeremy Tiang

lisk-feng-illustratorInterview with New York-based freelance illustrator Lisk Feng

Ming You Xu paintingsInterview with artist Ming You Xu

chinese-soprano-hui-heInterview with Soprano Hui He

Chiara Ye Chinese food photography
Chiara Ye – Food photographer, menu designer and F&B visual strategist

Yummy and healthy visual experience with Chiara Ye

He-Sen-interviewThe Blind Youth of He Sen – Interview (2004)

Jia Zhangke and Wang Xiaoshuai at BigScreen Italia 2006, Kunming, China

Interview with director Wang Xiaoshuai (2004)

Slow Food ChinaInterview with Piero Kuang Sung Ling founder and coordinator of Slow Food Great China

12m2 1994, Performance, Beijing, China_zhang_huan
12m2 1994, Performance, Beijing, China

Interview with contemporary artist ZHANG HUAN

Manya-Koetse-sinologist,-founder-and-editor-of-website-WhatsonweiboInterview with Manya Koetse: sinologist & founder of What’s on Weibo

GuiguiSuisui European Tour SummerInterview with GuiGuiSuiSui

rongrong-inri-photoartInterview with RongRong & Inri

Rebecca-F-KuangInterview with Rebecca F. Kuang, author of ‘The Poppy War’

lance-crayon-chinese-graffiti-Spray Paint BeijingInterview with Lance Crayon: The origins of graffiti in Beijing

herman lee designerHerman Lee: T-Shirt Designer, Graphic Designer, and Illustrator

badiucao-catInterview with Badiucao, political cartoonist, and rights activist

Helen-ZiaInterview with Helen Zia, author and activist

LGBTQ rights in Hong KongInterview with Joanne Leung: LGBTQ rights in Hong Kong

Shanghai Pride: LGBTQ Rights in ShanghaiInterview with Shanghai Pride: LGBTQ Rights in Shanghai

beijing-lgbt-centerInterview: Beijing LGBT Center

PFLAG China LGBT rights in GuangzhouInterview with Ah Qiang, PFLAG China: LGBT rights in Guangzhou

no 223 - lin zhipeng -chinese gay photographerInterview: No.223, Art Photographer

lin-jiu-liangLin Jun Liang: Art from Inside Out

China-authoritarian-control-systemChina’s authoritarian control system – Interview with Patrick Poon, Researcher at Amnesty International

murder-of-pamela-wernerThe Murder of Pamela Werner: Interview with Graeme Sheppard

lucie-liu-taipei-loveLucie Liu’s TaipeiLove*: Taiwan’s unique journey towards same-sex marriage and equality

Chen Chen
Chen Chen. Author: Keegan Lester

Interview with Chen Chen, author and poet

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Interview with Chen Chen, author, and poet

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