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A Song of Old and New: Interview with Song Dong

At the height of its heady sprint towards modernity in the 1990s, Beijing’s urban landscape transformed rapidly, rendering it almost unrecognisable to the generation before. The horizon was crammed with cranes and skeletons of buildings, either in the process of being built, or being destroyed.  2,255 more words


Bruges, The Beautiful Medieval City Versus Contemporary Art. Who Wins?

18 international renowned artists reinvented the city of Bruges…

What if the city of Bruges (Belgium) had to squeeze in an extra 5 million inhabitants? The 5 million equals the number of tourists visiting Bruges every year. 194 more words


What Happened In... June

Not going to lie, I’m pretty proud of myself for the fact that this is my third blog post this week. I wish I could update the blog this often all year round (but alas! 571 more words


The Painterly Eye

by Nicolette Stasko

It would be an understatement to say that almost every poet has written about art. I could use this entire post to list only the Australians. 1,989 more words


Explorations of genealogy in experimental art in China

Explorations of genealogy in experimental art in China
By Laia Manonelles Moner
From Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art Volume: 1/ Issue 1

The twentieth century was a particularly eventful period for domestic life in the world’s most populous country. 493 more words

Visual Arts

Song Dong's "Waste Not"

Waste not has been travelling around the world since 2005. This amazing installation has been created by Song Dong, using some of the many objects of all kinds his mother saved in her house for many years. 287 more words