Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau   The Fifth Novel: Feminism? Satire? Or simply porn? 重读《金瓶梅》      金瓶梅, Jin Ping Mei, or The Plum in the Golden Vase (also translated as The Golden Lotus) is a Chinese naturalistic novel composed in vernacular Chinese (Wu dialect) during the late Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644).  It […]

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Photographer Filip Naudts is currently working with Europe-based Chinese writer/artist Julie O’Yang on a phiction – a photo-novel which is expected in September 2017.   “We have learned that the more we collaborate, the more we see our own work differently. To be new, fresh and alive! This is what our cultural pollination is about. […]

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Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau.  The most dynamic Chinese, ever (and the most tired) (限制) 中国人脑筋里的一件事   Guanxi關係means relationship. Simply: your network. Guan 關 means to close, closure; to imprison. But it also means a crucial location in the strategic sense, especially along the Silk Road. Xi繫 means connection, tie, correlation, an […]

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Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau.  Two Christmas presents the Chinese gave themselves 2016年底的礼物   Judging from my Chinese language social media circles, Christmas celebration came across as a little undigested. For the past decades the Christian festival has been honoured by people from PRC perhaps not formally, but in the people’s heart […]

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Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau.  The clash of desires 中俄边境的一些镜头   In the summer of 2014, Davide Monteleone began to travel to the Russian-Chinese border in search of something that felt real and reliable. The Italian photographer had lived in Moscow for more than a decade. The images he captured of the locked […]

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