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Ifeng’s paranoia and the U.S. nuclear threat to China

Ifeng.com is one of the most popular websites in China. The website hosts an entire section just about U.S. and Russian Army. Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) signed by Obama and Medvedev, is seen as an imminent threat to China.iFeng reels off impressive figures about US destructive force: more...

Impressive images of water pollution in China

Water Pollution in China: Pearl River is one of the world's most polluted waterways. Pearl River has become the first cause of desertification in Guizhou (soil erosion, rampant pollution, damage to agriculture, etc.).Erosion has affected an area of 73.200 km square, 41% of the area touched by its waters.Many...

Road to Heaven: the killing training course of the taiwanes marines

Taiwanese recruits have just finished their test.Young soldiers must end the "Road to Heaven" before becoming qualified marines. Images of Road to Heaven, training course of the taiwanes marinesHuang Ya-chien, 19, is the only girlSource: cinaoggi.it Topic: Taiwan training course

Interview: Hou Hsiao Hsien

FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON is the first film in a series initiated by the president of Paris’ Musée d’Orsay, Serge Lemoine, and the production, in conjunction with the museum’s 20th anniversary.The idea is to bring together contemporary artists, in this case world class filmmakers, and the Museum’s...

Media in China: a new flavor of the same old shit

Around Chinese New Year, Beijing TV aired the fatal wrecks at an improperly marked road construction barrier that popped up too fast for the reflexes of nighttime drivers. Beijing TV deviated from the usual single-source interview and invented details typical among local reporters who lack research skills. The TV reporter...

Cities and Manufactured “Standards”: Yang Mian’s Work

Standards are subjective and man-made. But what do we mean by “standards”?A standard is simultaneously a fixed measure, something deemed proper and acceptable, or a criterion against which all other objects are assessed. A standard is a scientifically precise measure that effects an illusion of unity. A standard also...

“Black and White” and the Disappearance of the Modern Character

"Experimental ink and wash" has already a fairly long history.Professor at Beijing University, Tutor of Doctor's Degree Candidates, Art CriticAs a new cultural trend which rose in the 1990s, it is a rethinking about the "ink and wash" as the heart of "traditional Chinese painting", and a re-examination...

Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash

Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash.I. Striving for the Independent Academic Status of Ink and Wash The Starting point of experimental ink and wash is to solve the problem of the academic status of ink and wash, which is a vital technical and conceptual problem within the...

Opening and Extending: The Significance of Experimental Ink and Wash in Art History

The discussion about experimental ink and wash since the 1990s has centered on the problem of whether experimental ink and wash can get into the mainstream of the contemporary Chinese art and that of its cultural status in the art of the world.Yin Shuangxi - Doctor at the...

Contemporary Chinese Ink and Wash Under Cross-Cultural Conditions

According to my own viewpoint, I use in this article "contemporary experimental ink and wash" to denote the concept of "modern ink and wash", because the concept of "modern" only belongs to the category of "modernism".Huang Du - Doctor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Art CriticIt expresses...