Since the beginning of the quarantine, the artist was remotely directing a crew of camerapeople to document the government’s response to the virus.
As incessant floods continue in China, water reached the toes of the Leshan Giant Buddha for the first time in at least seven decades.
For his #shutupfor30days project, artist and activist Brother Nut used metal clasps, duct tape, and other props to physically seal his mouth during the entire month of June.
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo says the proposed ban is an effort to “deny the Chinese communist party access to private information that belongs to Americans.”
Over 1,500 people have signed a petition questioning “how much room would remain for free speech and artistic expression” in a now-passed legislation plan that would give mainland China the power to suppress political protest in Hong Kong.
The Chinese government will prohibit future public architecture that “plagiarizes, imitates, and copycats” existing designs, like the replica of the Eiffel Tower in Zhejiang province.
A Chinese news agency released a propagandistic cartoon to herald its success at combating the coronavirus — that is admittedly entertaining.
The World Photography Organization said the images could potentially “contradict the competition’s terms and conditions.”
Liu Shichao, better known as Pangzai, has become a social media sensation with his oddly compelling videos of his everyday life.
With venues shuttered in the wake of the COVID-19 “coronavirus” outbreak, China’s indie musicians are live-streaming shows and organizing “bedroom” festivals.
Shanghai-based American photographer nicoco captures the fear and isolation that the outbreak has caused, and how it has rendered China’s largest metropolis a ghost city.
The Chicago institutions have collaborated to present The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China, on view at both venues through May 3, 2020.