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Contemporary Chinese photography has received increasing attention both within China and beyond however the origin of the photography in China is not fully understood.
Brush & Shutter Early Photography in China, takes its name from the way that the medium of photography was learned and readily adapted by Chinese Export Painters, who grafted this technology onto traditional conventions.
Representing the work of both Chinese and Western artists, the photographs in this exhibition range from a portrait of a Chinese Family taken in Shanghai in 1859 to unique glass slides of Revolutionary Soldiers in Shanxi Province.
More here from Getty Research Institute Los Angeles
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
While the Telegraph Australia reported this story today, the video is not new but recycled from two years ago.
China Smack posted this video on the 11 February, 2009 "Two Year Old Child Smokes & Curses in Sichuan"
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
On the 31 December, QQ had a post about an 11 yr old boy that hung himself with a Young Pioneers Red Scarf that had been punished by school teacher at Wiliduo Primary School
China Smack reposted story here in English on the 16 January, 2011
According to released data by Chinese Govt the Suicide Rate of Children has increased dramatically in recent years. Why do so many children commit suicide in China? Exactly how serious are these children circumstances?
More here from Kan Zhong Guo
Related: H.S. Student Commits Suicide After Being Scolded by Teacher --China Hush
Monday, April 11, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The Chinese American Museum and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance are pleased to announce a Juried Nationwide Art Competition for Students.
"Monkey's, Tigers and Dragon's Oh My--Your Chinese Zodiac Sign" this art competition seeks to educate students on the symbolic meanings of the Chinese Zodiac as expressed through different artistic media.
Entry Deadline: 13 April, 2011 at 3:00 pm
2011 National Art Competition --Chinese American Museum
Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles
425 Los Angeles Sreet
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Saturday, April 2, 2011
More here from Epoch Times
Related: China Hydroelectric Dam Projects Threaten Local Communities