Topics Results for: Appreciation  Found: 19 Results

Featured Expat Artist: Joey Foster Ellis – Introduction Posted Oct 31, 2012 by CrystalRuth

Joey Ellis was born in 1984 and is a native of Auburn, New York. He received a BFA from Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in 2009, becoming its first American graduate. His work has been exhibited extensively throughout ...

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ChinaVine Team – Chinavine Team Gallery Posted Oct 23, 2012 by Chinavine

The Chinavine team has traveled to China many times over the years and each trip has been a unique experience. Below is a sample of the many happy moments our team members have shared:

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Featured Expat Artist: Crystal Ruth Bell – Interview Posted Oct 19, 2012 by CrystalRuth

1. Why and how did you choose to move your creative practice to China? I was fascinated by this idea that the contemporary creative movement in China stemmed from such a deep history but that the arts experienced such a ...

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He Xue-sheng – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Aug 1, 2012 by dblandy

Song Zhuang is an expansive collection of villages in the Tong Zhou District in the eastern suburbs of Beijing. Home to more than a thousand artists (it is unknown how many), Song Zhuang has become known internationally as a haven ...

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AAD 252 week 3b Posted Jul 12, 2012 by skyd

In Chinese insole embroidery, the peony symbolizes wealth and prosperity. The difference between shoes as symbols of wealth in China and the United States can be shown by comparing insole embroidery with shoes like  Louboutin’s. Christian Louboutin is famous for ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Shadow Play Theater Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Stories: Chinese Shadow Play depicts an assortment of stories, ranging from traditional folk tales, comedies, scary stories, love stories, and stories of war and battle.  Contemporary theaters often show traditional stories as well as newer, modern stories within their plays. ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – History of Shadow Puppetry Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Chinese Shadow Play was first seen during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) and grew in popularity within the Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), during which time shadow puppetry spread from Northern to Southern China.  Qibao Shadow Play was the earliest form ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. Their traditional dances and songs represent their village life, love stories, and the natural phenomena. Usually, at the end of the performance, guests are invited to ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. In Matang Village, there is a lady who acts as a host to introduce the background of each dance. Their traditional dances and songs represent their ...

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