“40p Static Movie – Bullet Speed”: Insane Action Photoshoot by Chen Zhun for FHM China

"40p Static Movie – Bullet Speed": Insane Action Photoshoot by Chen Zhun for FHM China

Back to 2008, photographer Chen Zhun for FHM China – reveals the complete anime story with all its essential elements: action, girls, guns, violence and futurism! True to the title, you can see all the photo sequences (it ties up to a cop-criminal chase with big guns, big bikes, explosions, sexy uniforms you name it) here. Let’s just say, China is really stepping up in their creative superpower because I think this editorial really kicks ass! Continue reading »

‘Vertical Forest’ in Chinese Residential Complex Becomes Mosquito-Infested Jungle

'Vertical Forest' in Chinese Residential Complex Becomes Mosquito-Infested Jungle

The Qiyi City Forest Garden residential complex in Chengdu, China, was supposed to be a green paradise for its residents, but two years on, the vertical forest concept has turned into a nightmare. Continue reading »

For the Last Decade, Artist and Collector Thomas Sauvin Recovered Discarded Negatives from A Recycling Plant Outside Beijing

For the Last Decade, Artist and Collector Thomas Sauvin Recovered Discarded Negatives from A Recycling Plant Outside Beijing

Since 2009, the French collector and artist Thomas Sauvin has salvaged discarded negatives from a recycling plant on the edge of Beijing, negatives that were destined to destruction. Continue reading »

Russian Literature: The Choice Of Asian Girls

Russian Literature: The Choice Of Asian Girls

For some reason, Asian girls like to take pictures of themselves with books. Quite interesting that their choice is very often Russian books – classics, scientific and technical literature… Continue reading »

Chinese Propaganda Posters From The Cultural Revolution Ages, 1960s-1970s

“Speed Up Agriculture Using Modern Machinery.” 1971.
Chinese Propaganda Posters From The Cultural Revolution Ages, 1960s-1970s
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In 1966 Mao Zedong, the Communist leader of China, started a political campaign that became known as the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Mao called on China’s youth to help him purge capitalist influences and bourgeois thinking in government, teaching, the media and arts, and to reinvigorate the revolutionary spirit. Continue reading »

Chinese People Taking Their Pet Cabbages For A Walk

Chinese People Taking Their Pet Cabbages For A Walk

China celebrates labor day every year on May 1. The holiday is commonly known as the May Day holiday and it spans a total of roughly 3 days (4 if you’re lucky). During the holiday, millions travel across the country and various activities are held. It’s generally an all around good time. Continue reading »

“Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book”: Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

"Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book": Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Continue reading »

Hats For Social Distancing From Chinese Dynasty 1,000 Years Ago Handed Out By Paris Art Gallery To Visitors

Hats For Social Distancing From Chinese Dynasty 1,000 Years Ago Handed Out By Paris Art Gallery To Visitors
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An art gallery in Paris has sought inspiration in ancient China to help it enforce social distancing, by providing hats with winged extensions for visitors. Continue reading »

Hundreds Of Rainbow Glass Panels Emit A Rotating Kaleidoscope In A Playful Chinese Kindergarten

Hundreds Of Rainbow Glass Panels Emit A Rotating Kaleidoscope In A Playful Chinese Kindergarten

Building, a kaleidoscope, a whimsical project reminiscent of Wes Anderson’s films. Kindergarten by SAKO Architects is located in Tianshui, China and features 483 pieces of colored glass. It wasn’t applied just to windows but also doors and handrails inside the building. Minimalist in its form, these are the colors that offer a truly dreamy experience with a little help of natural sunlight. Continue reading »

City Of Shenzhen Honors Medical Heroes Who Have Returned Home From The Front Line

City Of Shenzhen Honors Medical Heroes Who Have Returned Home From The Front Line
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The facades of the most important buildings in Shenzhen (Guangdong Province, Southern China) featured portraits of the heroes, members of the medical teams involved in the fight against the epidemic in Hubei Province. Continue reading »

Photographer Took 12 Pics Of Regular Chinese People To Stop Prejudice And Show That They’re Like All Of Us

Photographer Took 12 Pics Of Regular Chinese People To Stop Prejudice And Show That They’re Like All Of Us

According to Jay Lambeth: “I have been living in the Southern Chinese city of Shenzhen for exactly ten years now. During that time, this magnificent country has experienced untold amounts of change: industrialization, urbanization, technology, the construction of mega-cities, and more. Continue reading »

On The Front Line: Chinese Artists Pay Tribute To Medics In The Fight With Coronavirus Outbrake

On The Front Line: Chinese Artists Pay Tribute To Medics In The Fight With Coronavirus Outbrake

Chinese artists created a sort of amazing illustrations to pay tribute to medical staff fighting the coronavirus. A lot of them are dedicated to Dr. Li Wenliang, the Wuhan ophthalmologist who warned of the coronavirus outbreak and who died from its effects in early February. Continue reading »

A Series Of Simple Illustrations About Coronavirus And Safety Measures From The Chinese Artist

A Series Of Simple Illustrations About Coronavirus And Safety Measures From The Chinese Artist

According to Lucci Lugee Liyeung: “This set of health education illustrations amidst the recent coronavirus outbreak is in the form of a series of one-page lessons by cute animal doctors. Continue reading »

How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus: Visual Guide Wth A Style & Twist

How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus: Visual Guide Wth A Style & Twist

“How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus” is a project by Max Siedentopf, a Namibian-German visual artist, and inspired by masks found on social media during the Corona Virus outbreak where people shared photos of alternative solutions to the conventional air mask. Continue reading »

The Saints Wear White: Artist Pays Homage To Chinese Medical Workers With Chapel Mural In Hubei Province

The Saints Wear White: Artist Pays Homage To Chinese Medical Workers With Chapel Mural In Hubei Province

With the outbreak and spread of coronavirus dominating news headlines across the globe, designer Duyi Han decided to pay tribute to the medical workers who are risking their lives to help those in need. The project sees the walls and ceilings of a historic church in China’s Hubei province – where the epidemic began – transformed into a large mural depicting figures dressed in white decontamination suits. Continue reading »

Ancient Chinese Artists Give Advice On How Not To Get Infected With Coronavirus

Ancient Chinese Artists Give Advice On How Not To Get Infected With Coronavirus

A series of portraits with characters from the Beijing Opera has received a new vision. The characters put on masks and give instructions in the form of a libretto. Continue reading »

Scared Of Coronavirus, Chinese People Have Started Putting Masks On Their Pets

Scared Of Coronavirus, Chinese People Have Started Putting Masks On Their Pets
Zhou Tianxiao

According to the live map that tracks the spread of coronavirus (#2019-nCoV), there are thousands people currently infected with the virus. There have also been over 200 deaths after people contracted the virus which causes such symptoms as fever, cough and shortness of breath and conditions varying from people being mildly sick to people being severely ill and dying. Continue reading »

Creative Solutions People Came Up With To Try To Protect Themselves From Coronavirus

Creative Solutions People Came Up With To Try To Protect Themselves From Coronavirus

The coronavirus is spreading further and further every day, prompting the World Health Organization to declare a global emergency. There are now thousands cases of people infected with the virus in China, at least 213 have died due to the illness, and the sickness has now spread to 19 countries around the globe. Continue reading »

China 2050: The Future Of China According To A Photographer Benoit Cezard

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Benoit Cezard said his inspiration came from a viewpoint that China would surpass the U.S. to be the NO.1 power in the world in 2050. He believed that with China’s rapid development, Chinese migrant workers will be replaced by western people, so they have to adapt to that in advance. Continue reading »

“Hong Kong On Fire”: Local Photographer Captured Stunning Images Of The Days In Fight For Civil Rights

"Hong Kong On Fire": Local Photographer Captured Stunning Images Of The Days In Fight For Civil Rights

The 2019 Hong Kong protests are an ongoing series of demonstrations in Hong Kong and solidarity protests in other cities abroad which began with the aim of withdrawing an extradition bill proposed by the Hong Kong government. If enacted, the bill would allow local authorities to detain and extradite people who are wanted in territories that Hong Kong does not have extradition agreements with, including mainland China and Taiwan. Concerns were raised that the bill would place Hong Kong citizens and visitors under mainland Chinese jurisdiction, undermining the autonomy of the region and people’s rights and freedom. Continue reading »

Taiwanese Artist Creates An Epic Blue Mountain-Scape, As A Result Of Hundreds Of Image Layers

Taiwanese Artist Creates An Epic Blue Mountain-Scape, As A Result Of Hundreds Of Image Layers

The epic blue mountain-scape you see above is a composite of hundreds of image layers. But they weren’t made with Photoshop — or a digital camera, for that matter. Continue reading »

Incredible And Futuristic Bookstore-Themed Shopping Mall In China

Incredible And Futuristic Bookstore-Themed Shopping Mall In China

Undergoing a cultural renaissance, the city of Xi’an, China, is home to a new bookstore-themed commercial complex designed by Lafonce Maxone and intervened by Gonverge Interior Design for the interiors. The project offers a lifestyle and an educational experience with multiple business models through its ‘culture and commerce’ design strategy. The 18m-high and 240m-long artistic book walls in the building are striking and pioneering, brining a new model for urban commercial space to the city. Continue reading »

Photographer Kris Provoost Captures Futuristic Chinese Megapolis Where Vertical Infrastructure Clashes With Local Traditions On The Riverbanks

Photographer Kris Provoost Captures Futuristic Chinese Megapolis Where Vertical Infrastructure Clashes With Local Traditions On The Riverbanks

In 1968, China embarked on a journey of reform that saw its once closed-off Communist society open-up to the rapidly globalizing world around it. This transformation of mentality, economics, and culture was set to transform the People’s Republic of China into a modern superpower. Continue reading »

This Art Installation Was Designed To Create Discussion On What Is Love In Modern Life

This Art Installation Was Designed To Create Discussion On What Is Love In Modern Life
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Wutopia Lab designed China’s first all carbon-fiber structure in the rural area of Zhejiang, in collaboration with digital construction team RoboticPlus.AI. With shrine of Whatslove, a red triangle robotically woven carbon-fiber structure, Wutopia Lab attempted to arouse discussion on what’s love in modern life and how to intervene the rural construction. Continue reading »

“Straight Out Of Inception”: Enthralling Optical Illusion Bookstore Will Draw You Into A World Of Fantasy

"Straight Out Of Inception": Enthralling Optical Illusion Bookstore Will Draw You Into A World Of Fantasy

Straight out of Inception or the grand staircase from ‘Hogwarts Castle’ in the Harry Potter series is a whimsical, mind-tripping bookstore in China. Continue reading »