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Tibet – Tibetan Knife Making Cultural Heritage: Artist Tse Ring Dolga Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Located in the Hengduan Mountains, in close proximity to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, the villages surrounding Kathok Monastery are known for having a high concentration of artisans. With their family lineages linked to the need for artisans to build and ...

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Tibet – Dzongsar Tashi Lhatsé Gonpa (Monastery), Shedra (Academy), and Hospital: Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

The Dzongsar Tashi Lhatsé Gonpa (Monastery), Shedra (Monastic College), and Tibetan Hospital complex is located on Lhatsé hill in the Menshö valley in south Dêge County near the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers. Dzongsar is a Sakya monastery with a Rimé, ...

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Tibet – Thangka Artist: Yundrung Loyul Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Yundrung Loyul lives and works in the town of Drango (head of the rock). Drango sits on a mountain slope and in the valley at the confluence of the Zhe-chu and Nyi-chu rivers. Yundrung Loyul describes himself as being of ...

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Tibet – Thangka Painting: Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Several types of painting can be found in Tibet. These types include paintings on rock, frescoes, and thangka. The thangka, meaning painted scroll, possibly originating in Nepal or India, is a cloth-mounted painting of Buddha, bodhisattvas, other Buddhist deities, important ...

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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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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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Glass Grapes: Tian Yi Chang – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Jun 21, 2013 by Shannon

Tian Yi Chang comes from a long tradition of glassblowing.  Born in 1962, Tian is now retired from her company and makes glass grapes for collectors, teahouses, and the government, at her leisure.  Tian works out of her home, an ...

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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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