Location: China


Aimee Han: Dreamer, Troubadour

By Melia Rayner in Loves / , / September 10, 2012

The photographs of Hong Kong based photographer Aimee Han take us on a journey through documentary and dreamland.View Now

Mr. Toilet Gives A Shit

By bea in Uncategorized / / January 31, 2012

Jack Sim is the name of the man behind the nickname Mr.Toilet. You might not have heard of him before, but after this, you will probably won´t forget who he is and what he wants to achieve. The principle of his goal is to use shit as fertilizer instead of letting it kill millions of people a year. View Now

Ni Hao, Karlie Kloss

By Jenna Hawkins in Fashion / / August 31, 2011

Karlie Kloss ventures to China with photographer Mario Testino on her latest shoot for US Vogue and experiences some of the best in art and culture the country has to offer.View Now

Louis Vuitton Takes Us On A Voyage

By jessica in Fashion / / June 01, 2011

We've all dreamed of packing that elegant suitcase with the famous moniker inscribed all over the leather setting off on a jet plane to globe trot in style. Voyages, a newexhibition showcasing rare and vintage Louis Vuitton trunks and suitcases casts shame on every intrepid travelers humble backpack. View Now

Portable Fashion Festival: Mao’s New Suit

By Andrew Apostola in Film / / March 19, 2009

For decades people in China modelled themselves on Chairman Mao. To wear anything different meant that you stood out - and in China any sign of independent thought has always been dangerous. Mao's New Suit charts the course of Beijing Fashion designers Sun Juan and Guo Pei.View Now

China Blue: Interview with Micha X. Peled

By Andrew Apostola in Film / / March 17, 2009

In an interview with American Broadcaster PBS, Director/Producer Micha Peled talks about smuggling film in and out of China, meeting the workers featured in China Blue and the secrets to good Mediterranean cuisine.View Now

China Blue: Behind the Clothes

By Andrew Apostola in Film / / March 17, 2009

A previous selection of the Toronto International Film Festival, China Blue takes us inside a blue-jeans factory, where Jasmine and her friends are trying to survive a harsh working environment. View Now

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