Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China 热风

  Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau Romeo was a girl 说有这么一回事   On 21 February 1932 in the afternoon, Xu Qinwen brought his guest away. When he came back home, he met his servant in front of the door telling him that no-one let him in. Annoyed, he took out his …

Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China 热风

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 …

Julie curates China 热风

Julie curates China 热风

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 …

Change: the shapeshifter

This recent piece of artwork is made of many layers of thoughts, with the Chinese character “Change” 變 floating to the surface. Its appearance is based on the famous shapeshifter Sun Wukong, commonly known as Monkey King (16th century). I would like to invite artists and art lovers around the world to interact with me …

Julie curates China热风

Julie curates China热风

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 …

Julie curates China热风

Julie curates China热风

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 …

Julie curates China热风

Julie curates China热风

Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau.  Lust, Caution 魔鬼调教的张爱玲  Chinese novelist Eileen Chang 张爱玲 died on 8 September 1995 in Los Angeles. Can we celebrate someone’s death? I decided we can because she is among the few modern Chinese writers I read nowadays. She sits next to Lu Xun on my literary altar, …

Julie curates China热风

Julie curates China热风

Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau.  A game called Mahjong 搓麻將的女人 Beijing 2008 is a painting by Chinese-Canadian artist Liu Yi 刘溢. Completed in 2005 and exhibited at a New York art fair the next year, this work was soon posted on the Internet and raising heated discussions around the world. Many people …