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China experts roundups are a series of weekly roundups focused on Chinese culture, economy, lifestyle, design, architecture, contemporary arts, cinema, technology, Chinese history, Chinese language, etc.

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JOANNE LEUNG is Hong Kong’s first openly transgender politician and rights activist that energetically fights for LGBT community. Joanne Leung Wing Yan founded Transgender Resource Center (TGR) in 2008. She was previously the chairperson of the Pink Alliance, an organization...
HELEN ZIA is an award-winning author, journalist, and scholar who has covered Asian American communities and social and political movements for decades. Helen holds an honorary Doctor of Laws from the Law School of the City University of New York,...
LIN JUNLIANG is a modern artist. He was born in Hualien, Taiwan. He studied at the National Taiwan University of Art, Department of Multimedia and Animation Arts and Shih Chien University Department of Communications Design (BA). His works including video installations,...
Badiucao (巴 丢 草) is an appreciated Chinese political artist and rights activist. The name Badiucao was adopted to protect his real identity. Badiucao uses satire and pop culture references as tools for his...
Exploring the Chinese LGBTQ community in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and abroad. Exlcusive interviews with Helen Zia, Joanne Leung, Shaghai Pride, Beijing LGBT Center, PFLAG China, No. 223, Simon Chung, Lucie Liu, Chen Chen, Lin Junliang. Read Planet China online Table...
LANCE CRAYON is an American filmmaker, from Texas, that began working in Beijing for China Radio International and Global Times as a story editor. Since living in Beijing Lance filmed graffiti (tuya) artists at work. He shows the sub-culture creating art...
REBECCA F. KUANG born in Guangzhou, China, studies modern Chinese history at Georgetown University, and will be pursuing her graduate studies at the University of Cambridge as a Marshall Scholar. Official site | Amazon | Twitter Interview by Dominique Musorrafiti Her debut...
Rong Rong & Inri are a Chinese and Japanese photographer, that founded and run together Three Shadows Photography Art Centre ( 三影堂摄影艺术中心) in Caochangdi. Three Shadows is a non-profit art center. The place, established in 2007, is the first contemporary...
GUIGUISUISUI is a two-piece journey into sound and performance. Man and woman, East and West, past and future, side by side blending electronic and 8-bit sounds with blues, rock, hip-hop, doom, punk, noise, and ambient bliss while performing an Avante...
MANYA KOETSE is a China social trend watcher and the editor-in-chief of What’s on Weibo, a website providing social, cultural & historical insights into an ever-changing China. She is a writer, public speaker, and consultant (Sinologist, MPhil) on social trends...

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