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AAD 252 — Assignment 3B — Insole Embroidery vs. Westernization Posted Jul 11, 2013 by Boya

As the discussed reasons that makes the connection between the comfort level and the price of the pair of shoes. It is safe to say that the almost every aspect of art design related to a pair of shoes has ...

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Chinese New Year 2013 – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Feb 10, 2013 by Chinavine

Chinese New Year is considered one of the most important traditional holidays in China. Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. The festivities last for fifteen days between the first date of the lunar calendar and the ...

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Streets of Jinan – Introduction Jinan City, Shandong Province Posted Jan 23, 2013 by Chinavine

Experience life in a traditional hutong neighborhood in Jinan City. Jinan is in the Shandong Province in the People’s Republic of China. This film was created by ChinaVine research partners at the Shandong University of Art & Design. The film ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Dencao Hutong Gallery Beijing Province Posted Oct 2, 2012 by Chinavine

Below are some images from the Dencao Hutong in Beijing, where the Chinavine team often stays when visiting the city:

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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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He Xue-sheng – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Aug 1, 2012 by dblandy

He Xue-sheng is a successful painter in Song Zhuang. Mr. He was born in 1963 during the Cultural Revolution. Originally from Su Pu village in Sourthern Ningxia Hui Autonmous District in North Central China, he came to Beijing in 1993. ...

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Gaobeidian – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Aug 1, 2012 by dblandy

Gaobeidian village is a suburb of Beijing, located in the city’s Eastern Chaoyang district next to the Tonghui River. The thousand-years-old  village has a rich and complex history. Unlike most northern Chinese villages today, Gaobeidian has little farmland and agriculture. ...

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Gaobeidian – Gaobeidian’s Artists Beijing Province Posted Jul 28, 2012 by dblandy

The Women’s Handicraft Association Formally founded in 2008, the Women’s Handicraft Association is comprised of approximately 30 women who come together to work on their handicraft work with funding support from the local government. Each of the women works an ...

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AAD 252 Summer12 Week 3b ~ by: Amy Duryea Posted Jul 10, 2012 by duryea

While reading the articles, “Insole Embroidery: Introduction” and “Insole Embroidery: Insole Design,” It became clear to me that the tradition of embroidering not only relays a family’s status, but the soles also speak of messages. For example, certain symbols embroidered ...

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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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