Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau Flying in 1904: the earliest Chinese sci-fi novel 《月球殖民地小说》   China launched the country’s first satellite Dongfanghong in 1970, 13 years after Sputnik, nine years after the first cosmonaut, and a week after Apollo 13 returned from the moon. On 16 August 2016 China launched world’s first …

NEWSFLASH*: Arno (Hintjens) joins our crew!

NEWSFLASH*: Arno (Hintjens) joins our crew!

Filip and I are thrilled to announce the latest news we received yesterday. Eurorock/chanson artist Arno is joining the Dorya Glenn crew! Arno has given his permission for us to use one of his songs for our Dorya-teaser. You can read about our project in my earlier post.   More coming soon! Thank you for …

Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China 热风

 Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau Ten Chinese idioms that will teach you more about China than any expert you are reading (Part 1.) 随时翻翻《红楼梦》(第一部分)   Dream of the Red Chamber is known as one of the best-selling books of all time. Written in the 18th century, it is considered a masterpiece …

Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China 热风

  In memoriam of the May 4 Movement, aka the New Culture Movement (1910-present)   Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau When Cinderello puts his foot in the loafer, it fits perfectly? 水晶鞋与男人花   The story of Phyllis riding the great Aristotle dates back to the 13th century in German and French versions, but John …

Julie Curates China  热风

Julie Curates China 热风

Julie Curates China appears every Wednesday in Hoje Macau   Why did the First Emperor of China burn poetry? 秦始皇烧的第一本书 Emperor Qin, aka the First Emperor of China, is world famous for two things: he built the Great Wall and he burnt books. The first book he burnt is 《诗经》, the Book of Songs. Why? Not …

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 O’Yang and Filip Naudts’ phiction

Julie O’Yang and Filip Naudts’ phiction

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. …

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 …