At TIME, Ye Ming profiles Liu Tao (刘涛), a Hefei, Anhui-based photographer whose playful yet...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 12, 2013
The New York Times highlights two photography projects aiming to capture different aspects of China’s diversity. Following a six-month photographic trip across the United States, Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 5, 2013
In 2011, photographer Liu Jie captured the division of Chinese families by labor migration in a series of portraits. Against scenic countryside backdrops, his subjects posed with empty chairs representing family members who had...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 25, 2012
With rapid and profound economic and social changes underway in China, many aspects of day-to-day life are being transformed. Several artists have recently made efforts to document the current way of life for Chinese families as...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 11, 2012
At The New York Times’ Lens blog, Sim Chi Yin talks to Li Zhensheng, who worked as a photojournalist in Heilongjiang during the Cultural Revolution. Li describes how, after initially being caught up in the excitement of...
by Paulina Hartono | Apr 11, 2009
An exhibition of John ‘China’ Thomson’s photographs will go public for the first time next week. From Telegraph: Taken between 1870 and 1871 by the Scottish photographer John “China” Thomson, the...
by Liu Yong | Jun 28, 2008
From Spiegel Online: Liu Heung Shing, a photographer with a long career in the West, has collected hard-to-find work of 88 photographers in China in a new photo book, which aims to show the sweep of ordinary life in China since...
by Kate Zhao | Dec 15, 2007
The Age looks at the destruction of historic Harbin: THE cluttered beauty of this old Harbin courtyard apartment compound exists only in a photograph. The homes burnt down four years ago, along with more than 30 residents, in a story that never made it past the city’s news censors. The offending coal stove was said […]
by Sophie Beach | Dec 2, 2007
The Times writes about a new exhibit of photographer Eve Arnold: In 1979, after a 15-year struggle to get a visa, photojournalist Eve Arnold took the first of her two trips to China, a journey she had long wanted to make. “From the very beginning of my becoming a photographer,” she once wrote, “high on […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods