Chinese sculptor Shi Zhongying is currently in London contemplating the relationship between sculpture and landscape in preparation for his new body of work. Shi, Professor of Art and Design at Beijing Forestry University, is travelling on an overseas research fellowship granted by the China Artists Association.
Stanley Chow’s work is all about his home, Manchester. Born in 1974 he grew up, studied and continues to live and work in Manchester to this date. As a local club DJ, Chow started designing and illustrating flyers and posters for the venues he played in and has never looked back.
The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Art (CFCCA) is to stage the largest exhibition of Chinese contemporary art in the UK to date. It will feature over 30 major artists from Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and, exhibiting across six key spaces in Manchester
Tony award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang, explores the impact race has had on the East Asian experience in America. Yellow Face straddles the line between reality and fiction, questioning what race really means and, ultimately, asking us to reflect on who we really are.
Jing Hu is an artist who examines ideas around flux, migration, urban-life with aesthetic codes as markers of identity and aspirations. She was born in China, grew up in Singapore and has lived in a few different countries. Art has been her visual journal depicting disparate elements in my life inspired by specific people and places.
An exclusive reception and private view of fine Chinese art at Bonhams’ recently renovated auction house in New Bond Street, London will take place on Tuesday 13th May, 2014.
Graduating from LAMDA in 2009, Orion Lee has had a varied and exciting career from Enron the Play transferring from Royal Court to the West End to currently being a series regular on Sky TV’s Critical (out April 2015).
Artist Hong Yi has made a portrait of Jackie Chan with 64,000 chopsticks. Check out this cool video of her doing it.
THE SAND STORM (沙尘暴) is a dystopian science fiction film set in the not-too-distant future. It is a low-fi sci-fi short, made in China under the radar, starring the dissident artist Ai Weiwei in his acting debut (playing a smuggler in a world without water); shot by Christopher Doyle (“In the Mood for Love,” “Chungking Express,” “Hero”); written and directed by Jason Wishnow (the filmmaker behind “TED Talks”).
Take a look at these stunning images from Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova. The animals in the pictures are real, taken with the help of two animal trainers.