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Tag: urban culture
Smoking Hot Advertising: China’s Sexual Liberation, From Cigarettes to Lelo Rabbits
Sex sells. From 1930s calendar girls to actress Zhou Dongyu in 2020, explore the first and second coming of China's sexual revolution. Through advertising.
Lao XIE XIE Captures Trending Traditions Among China’s Hot Young Urban Mess
Visual artist Lao XIE XIE is the son of anarchy, a child of the times showing pragmatic filial piety to the urban fast and furious, only.
About The Destruction Of Convention And The Resuscitation Of a Nation
It can prove quite the tightrope-walk balancing the obscure and the socially acceptable, separating the earnestly edgy wheat from the gratuitously provocative chaff. Xiaowu Zheng, though, is legit.
A Shanghai LGBTQ Raconteur: About GenderF*ck Androgynous Aesthetics
Far from the conventional urban Chinese background, increasing public curiosity stumbles across the highly individual views of Shanghai's vibrant LGBTQ community.
SHIN! Youth: About Capturing China’s Brazen Post-95 Street Cult
SHIN! Youth street photography emphasizes the attitude and personality of China’s youngsters and urban trendsetters -- aka the post-95s.
China’s Urban Lingerie Movement And One Nation’s Exploration Of Femininity
Dolce & Gabbana once famously stated, “Lingerie is the maximum expression of a woman’s femininity” and in 2019, such mottos are coming to light across China’s first- and second-tier cities.
China’s Tattoo Art: From Gender And Hip-Hop Taboo To Millennial Craze
Tattoos have been engraved in Chinese culture for a long time, yet for most of that history, they were stigmatized.
Visual Artist MA TE: The Politics Of Society And Urban Humanity In Tomorrow’s China
China's contempo artistic scene is increasingly letting its socio-politico voice hit those high notes. From AQ critiques to views on humanity and sexuality.
China’s Original TǔKù (土酷) Culture — Touristy Vibes At Tiananmen
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.