Ending today. Hong Kong’s annual art fair featuring works from galleries from all over (with Asian galleries dominating). Well attended by locals passing by, visitors flying in and from early reports, also by prominent buyers and sellers.
Above: A local favorite that blends traditional Chinese landscape painting with modern Hong Kong skyscrapers. I wonder if people unfamiliar with…
There is something weirdly compelling about reading the transcripts of calls made to dozens of offices in search of specific numbers and names, part of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s attempts to force public clarity on data from the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan. You can read pieces of the list he and his friends have collected on his blog. …
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From a strip entitled 混沌村 (HunDunCun = primitive village).
As always, translations in maroon:
Link to original comic on sina.
Why is it that one of China’s “classic” games of the past 4 years is still virtually invisible on the English language web? I Googled it, I Google Blog searched it, I tried to Technorati it but couldn’t get through on this particular Chinese server, I Google News’d it, I Terra Nova’d it, I Pacific Epoch’d it (and I Donews’d it for…
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