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Tibet – Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Tibet (Bod in Tibetan (pronounced Po) is geographically and culturally defined by the high elevation Tibetan Plateau. This steppe spans approximately two thousand miles (3,219 km) from east to west and one thousand miles (1,609 km) from north to south. ...

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Inner Mongolia: A Day in the Life – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 14, 2014 by Chinavine

After traveling from Beijing to Hohhot, Batou, Ordos, and Xilinhot, the ChinaVine team arrived in East Ujimqin in Inner Mongolia. During our stay in this small, relatively remote town, we experienced a brief glimpse into a day in the life ...

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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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Xige Xia – Letters from Far Away (Project 3) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

Material: Color ink painting on rice papers The Chan (Zen) in Chinese calligraphy inspired me in this project. The three ways of writing I used are the foundational motions in calligraphy art. They may seem simplistic but there are many ...

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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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A General Letter for Teachers and Administrators Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Jonathan

Dear Administrators and Teachers: Teachers in school districts are incorporating ChinaVine, an online multi-media exploration of China’s cultural heritage in their classrooms. Scholars, graduate students and undergraduates contributing to ChinaVine are associated with fields of folklore, art, the humanities education, ...

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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 – Interview Posted Oct 31, 2012 by CrystalRuth

1. Why and how did you choose to move your creative practice to China? I ended up here by fate in some sense. There is definitely a unique perspective we can all get from being in a new place. I ...

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