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Interview with Jumping Goat

Jumping Goat (跳山羊)is a post-punk, garage noise band from Xi'An, the ancient capital of China. In October Jumping Goat released their debut album 'Walking on the Ice'. Official site Vocal & keyboard: Tingting Xiao Vocal & guitar: Wei Xin Bass: Fuxin Hao Drum: Shunzhe Zhang What are the major influences on your sound? We really into the...

15 essential documentaries to watch to understand China

A selection of documentaries that will help you to understand modern China. Since Mao's death, with the consequent opening of China to the world, China has been told by many directors who described the process of modernization that the country was experiencing. Read: 15 essential documentaries to watch to understand China

Hong Kong Protests Art: Interview with Kai Lan Egg

Kai Lan Egg is an anonymous artist from Hong Kong. He started drawing illustrations of the Hong Kong protest primarily using a Japanese anime style to encourage the people around him to stand against the progressive erosion of the Hong Kong independence. Instagram Related articles: Chronicles of Hong Kong: Interview with...

The Taiping Rebellion: facts, causes and effects

The Taiping Rebellion (太平天國運動) was a massive revolt in China from 1850 to 1864 between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the Hakka-led Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. Between 1700 and 1800 numerous revolts against the central power, unable to resist the Western powers, took place all over China. Related articles: Facts, History...

Demystify the romance trope

Featured image: Installation view of Sun Yunfan & Dave Liang: Flashbacks in a Crystal Ball at Inna Art Space, New York (all images © Inna Art Space and courtesy Yufan Sun and Shanghai Restoration Project, all photos by Anyan Wu) The romantic anecdotes of a collaborative couple are often...

Chronicles of Hong Kong: Interview with Canna, illustrator and artist

Canna is an art student in Hong Kong who is currently doing her GCSEs. She does illustrations of video games and popular media. She also does voice acting and is currently working towards being a professional artist and voice actor. Twitter | Instagram What inspired you the most as an artist? I am very...

Super Me Review (2019): A Story of Lucid Dreaming and Redemption

A journey into the depths of the mind and daily internal struggles. A film where genres like science fiction, romance, comedy, action, fantasy, adventure, and psychological thriller meet and combine. Read: Interview with director Zhang Chong

Interview with Xiao Dou: the psychedelic sound of Run Run Run

Xiao Dou, a student of the erhu, 二胡, a two-stringed bowed musical instrument known in the West as the Chinese violin, started his career in the music industry working as a sound engineer for bands and clubs across the capital. A few years later Xiao Dou started his first band...

The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

Read online The Garden of Forking Paths ("El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan") by Jorge Luis Borges The Garden of Forking Paths is a short story, written in 1941 by Argentine writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges about a Chinese professor, Doctor Yu Tsun who is living in the United Kingdom...

China lashes out at foreign companies as it tries to weaken support for Hong Kong protests

Last Saturday the Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted on Twitter an image that supported the Hong Kong protests. Twitter is currently obscured in China, like many other foreign platforms like Facebook, Youtube, Pinterest, etc.   1/ I did not intend my tweet to cause any offense to Rockets fans and...
 

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