Daily Archives: April 2, 2009

Action – Camera, Curated by Keith Wallace

Exhibition of Chinese Performance Art Photography Includes Some of China’s Top Contemporary Artists

Gao Brothers, Twenty People Paid to Hug No. 2, 2001, C-print.

Gao Brothers, Twenty People Paid to Hug No. 2, 2001, C-print.

A reminder from Yishu magazine to catch the final weeks of Action – Camera, a retrospective of contemporary Chinese performance art photography. The exhibition is ongoing in Vancouver, at the Univerity of British Columbia’s Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery until 19 April.

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High Fashion Thriving in Shanghai

“The Paris of the East” once again becoming a fashion epicenter

© Lu Kun, 2009

© Lu Kun, 2009

Shanghainese designers are staying busy despite the global economic downturn. Shanghai Daily profiles local designer Lu Kun, whose newest collection hearkens back to Shanghai’s 1930s Golden Age, rather than the newest trends in Paris or Milan:

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