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Snap Judgment: Photographing Ethnic Groups, Sans Stereotype

No headdresses, no vacant stares: How young artists challenge the parameters of “ethnic” photography

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Rustbelt Renaissance: China’s Post-Industrial Northeast Rises Again in Film

Why is China’s Northeast such a fertile setting for film, music, and literature?

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How to Take Authentic Photos of Life in China

From developing film in the shower in the 80s, to assisting in one of China’s earliest TV documentaries, a judge from our “Most China” photo contest reflects on what humanistic photography means to him

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Crabapple Blossoms | Poetry

Enjoy a poem on spring flowers and rains by university lecturer and writer Wang Ruiyuan

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Coloring Outside the Digital Lines: Why Chinese NFT Artists Look Abroad

Regulations and low quality in the Chinese digital scene has led the brightest of the nation’s crypto-artists to pin their hopes on international markets

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Collecting Trends: How Middle Class Buyers Influence China’s Art Market

Young, middle class collectors are bending China’s art market to their own tastes

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Art in the Field: Can Art Help China’s Villages Prosper?

Art festivals try to bring visual culture to China’s villages, but are they being put to good use?

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Photo Shop: Art in the Age of the Influencer

Museums in China increasingly rely on social media to bring in visitors, but there is a cost to going viral

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A Token Project: Can NFT Art Flourish in China?

NFTs are increasingly popular in China’s art world, but their dubious legal status may stop them from taking off

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