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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 Posted Jul 24, 2013 by Chinavine

Genghis Kahn (1206-1227; known as Chinggis Khan in China) was the emperor of what would become the largest empire in history not long after he died. He accomplished this by uniting nomadic tribes in the northeast, and overtaking much of ...

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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 – 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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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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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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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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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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