Bloody Pixy Liao: Reversing and Reframing the Roles of Gender and Nudity in Media

FeaturedYIJUN LIAO, "EXPERIMENTAL RELATIONSHIP," 2020. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Born and raised in Shanghai, Yijun "Bloody Pixy" Liao's work is now on display inside Antwerp's (BE) Stieglitz19 gallery. Bloody beautiful.

The Artistry Of Body Painting As A Form Of Contemporary Art Practice In China

FeaturedNINA GRIFFEE MUA FOR FACESLAP!, 2019. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The art of makeup goes back thousands of years in Mainland China, way back to when the Earth’s natural resources were used to paint one’s face. So when it comes to the artistry that is "body painting"... (Ta)boo or not to boo?

China’s Urban Landscape: Driven By Political Vanity Or A Field Of Green Dreams?

FeaturedChina's Ghost Towns. Image via ZED Books.

"Leading by example": The demolition of Beijing's hutongs. Stripping the inner city of its core urban culture aimed to facilitate the introduction of a uni-sized business "ecology". Architecture as a government tool in both China's national image-crafting and modern mindset-creating.