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AAD252: Embroidered Insoles Posted Nov 16, 2012 by sachaa

I think that the idea of embroidering insoles is a very personal and meaningful thing. Unlike high heels which are meant to stand out and be looked upon, insoles are hidden from any viewer and only the wearer knows what ...

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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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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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Gaobeidian – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Jul 28, 2012 by dblandy

Gaobeidian has undergone significant change over its thousand-year history. Historically the village served as the main port on the Grand Canal when Beijing was the imperial capital, from the Yuan dynasty (1206-1368) to the end of the Qing dynasty (1616-1911). ...

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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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Printmaking/Painting: Su Xinping 苏新平 – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Nov 21, 2011 by Chinavine

Red in Su Xinping’s paintings represents Chinese culture. “The hands which are ubiquitous in the background, guide believers, like the sail of a ship, to brave the wind and the waves. Hands connote numerous meanings to the Chinese, ranging from ...

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Printmaking/Painting: Su Xinping 苏新平 – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

These paintings by Su Xinping, depict ‘bloated and exploded’ characters that raise questions about Chinese government and the world.

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Printmaking/Painting: Su Xinping 苏新平 – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

In May 2009 ChinaVine team members Kristin Congdon, Doug Blandy, Jess Yates, Myra Tam, Crystal Bell, and John Fenn met with Su Xinping in his studio. According to Su Xinping, “Art is to wake [us] up”; hence, scale is important ...

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