China’s various traditional minority dress and lifestyle codes have had an extensive influence on urban culture nationwide.
Photographer Laurent Hou explains, "People you photograph expose themselves and their way of life to you and your lens, but you too expose yourself to them." It's all about the vice versa of the visual arts.
Once a country dominated by pop (and though it still has a dominant position in the market), it seems China’s music scene is becoming more diverse. Rave 'n Roll!
Art is an integral in culture as it provides a deeper understanding of our emotions and self-awareness. Enter: China's underground artists.
SHIN! Youth street photography emphasizes the attitude and personality of China’s youngsters and urban trendsetters -- aka the post-95s.
Lang Jingshan (郎靜山 in Chinese| August 4, 1892 – April 13, 1995) was the first Chinese photographer to take artistic nude shots. China's millennials have now taken up the torch.
China's original TǔKù culture. The very Chinese phenomenon that is TǔKù takes a more direct approach to shooting images, staged around popular tourist areas.
A nation decides to alter its political system as to open up and become more appealing to the outside world. In the process, the nation becomes more susceptible to global influences.