09.09.15 by Staff

The Artist and Their City: Ai Weiwei on Beijing


The first instalment of the Guardian Cities/Tate special series, “The Artist and Their City,” features Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The short video by British filmmaker, Max Duncan, follows Ai Weiwei as he discusses his complex relationship with Beijing and guides us through Caochangdi, a village of migrants and aspiring artists where he’s tried to establish spaces for creative freedom and artistic expression. Watch below!

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03.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Xinyi Cheng


A selection of paintings by artist Xinyi Cheng. She’s originally from China, and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Take a look at more of her work below.

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09.09.14 by Jeff

Jiehao Su


Photos by Beijing-based photographer Jiehao Su. More below.

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18.08.14 by Jeff

Du Yang


Photos by Beijing-based photographer Du Yang. More below.

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06.08.10 by Jeff

Plugzine #4

Plugzine is a stunning over-sized loose-leaf publication from Beijing, and this issue is all black and white photography. Unfortunately, it may be hard to get your hands on a copy as they do not have a working website. Send Ron Tau an email if you’d like some more information.

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28.04.10 by Jeff

Huang Qingjun + Ma Hongjie

Family Stuff, photos by Huang Qingjun and Ma Hongjie. Beijing.

Family Stuff by photographers Huang Qingjun & Ma Hongjie
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18.03.10 by Jeff

Zhang Haiying

Paintings by Zhang Haiying. Beijing.

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22.12.09 by Jeff

Lin Zhipeng

Photos by Lin Zhipeng. Beijing.

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