Thursday, April 28, 2011

Solar Halo Appears in China, Guizhou

Solar Halo Optical Illusion Appears around the Sun --Xinhua Images

Solar Halo seen in China, Anchun City, Guizhou Province

Solar Halo observed in China, Guizhou Province on Tuesday, 26 April

More here from SINA

Thursday, April 21, 2011

河北張北縣拍 歌頌縣委書記為"太陽" 肉麻程度堪比朝鮮中央電視臺

County Party Secretary

Chinese (Propaganda) MV Praising County Party Secretary Li Xuerong

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Brush & Shutter Early Photography In China

Portrait of Li Hongzhang in Tinjian in 1878

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

Telegraph Australia Recycled News: 2 Year Old Child Smokes & Curses In Sichuan Province

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

China Dairies Shut Down Amid Toxic Milk Scare

Related: Chinese Couple Accused of Deadly Milk Poisoning --Asia One

Why Are Children Committing Suicide In China?

Zhou Zhou Age 11 Hangs himself--Mother Grieves for her Son

Zhou Zhou Earned Many Honors Before Committing Suicide

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

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Detained In Beijing

Related: Ai Weiwei Arrested at Beijing Airport --Epoch Times

One Artist Detained--Another Released --China Digital Times

(Video) Ai Weiwei's Shanghai Studio

In Pictures: Ai Weiwei's Shanghai Studio Demolished --Shanghaiist

Chinese American Museum Los Angeles Invitation 2011 National Art Competition

Yo Yo Lin--Age 13, 2007 Dragon Float with Audience San Francisco

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