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Saran’s Tailor Shop – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 1, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 3rd, 2013, the ChinaVine team visited Saran’s tailoring shop in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. At the shop, Saran and her employees create beautiful handmade embroidery with local and regional fabrics. With expert knowledge of her craft, Saran works with ...

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Night Markets and Barbecue – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Oct 29, 2013 by Chinavine

Aromas of charcoal, star anise, clove, cinnamon, and pepper float through the air. Along the street, dozens of vendors have towed in their grills by bicycle to set up an assortment of food and beverages. The most common consumers of ...

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Xige Xia – Bubbles (Project 2) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

China, as an old civilization, has developed a very diverse culture with an immense number of ethnic groups. While the Hans are the majority group, there are another fifty-five distinct ethnic groups. Through the modernization and economic growth, people in ...

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Xige Xia – Cultural Noodles (Project 1) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

Name: Cultural noodles (Project 1) Material: Mixed material/ installation Both the Chinese food, such as noodles, and the Chinese culture nourished me as I grew up and they make me who I am today. After a few years’ immersion in ...

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Xige Xia – Introduction Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

General statement / Theme I moved from Northeast China to America in the spring of 2010. I love my life in Oregon but the disconnection of familiar cultural context makes me more aware of my individuality. I feel the way ...

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AAD 252 Insole Embroidery Posted Nov 19, 2012 by Chadb

Insole Embroidery has a long history in China and can be dated back as long as 2000 years ago. It was a very popular thing to do to serve as a tribute to the royal family or other aristocrats. Women ...

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AAD 252: Insole embroidery Posted Nov 16, 2012 by mmesplay

I loved looking at the embroidered work of these Chinese artists and it make me think about how fashion in shoes are like and unlike ours in the United States. Looking at shoes here in the U.S. a lot of ...

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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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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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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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