Updated 24 July – the big picture |Beijing preparations

Fotofestiwal Lodz 2008 | MADE IN CHINA – Chinese photography

China by Chinese photographers | Photo festival 2006 portfolios

When I met my uncle JJ at a yearly family gathering (March), we talked about China. He showed me a Dutch magazine special on China. In the special edition was a short article about my uncle and my uncle’s book : Een jaar Peking – op de fiets door de culturele revolutie (a year Beijing – on the bike through the cultural revolution). He told me that reporters of the magazine travelled to China with books, including his, in order to read old reports and stories and thus trying to experience/compare the old and the new China. As my uncle is still passionate about China, he made me curious. With a focus on photography and art, here’s what I’m discovering and learning…

Wikipedia | Chinese photography

new festival : TOPS

Wang qingsong

88 mocca

FOTOFEST2008 – dedicated to the theme of CHINA and the ancillary theme Transformations

Getty and the Games

BBC | Country profile : China

Prospect, Mark Leonard | China’s new intelligentsia

“Despite the global interest in the rise of China, no one is paying much attention to its ideas and who produces them. Yet China has a surprisingly lively intellectual class whose ideas may prove a serious challenge to western liberal hegemony“.

Sign and sight | From the Feuilletons

Weblog NRC | China

Zwart Shanxi (Vervuiling in China) | Teun Voeten

Canvas TV | China voor beginners : de foto’s

Netkwesties | De chinese muur