Beijing International Canal Arts Festival

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Floating Feather is invited by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, to join the Beijing International Canal Arts Festival on the 2nd and 3rd October 2018, during the celebrated Golden Week. Hans van Koolwijk, Ruth Legg and Hannah McDonald form the Dutch Pavilion exhibiting in Beijing during this time. Floating Feather curated the show Dutch Pavilion Floating Feather x Artists (荷兰人气馆 羽  x 艺术家 in Chinese) to showcase the diversity and creativity of the charming and international city of Amsterdam. Bringing design straight from the canal district, a vibrant part of Amsterdam’s art scene, with artwork representing […]

私访荷兰最新私人美术馆系列一: 一个不愿被暴露在大众面前的荷兰私人收藏家

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Delden,一个在荷兰东部的小城,开车再向东开15分钟左右就会到达德意志共和国了。这个平时平静得被荷兰人都忽略的地方,在过去的一年里,似乎有些不太“安宁”。 一个全新的私人美术馆正在紧张筹备中,Museum No Hero(中文直译:无英雄美术馆),一个似乎与这个小城不太匹配的时髦又冷酷的名字将会成为这个三百多年建筑的新身份,还有那些蠢蠢欲动的艺术品们。这个背负着五个世纪与五大洲艺术品,讲诉这这个博物馆长希尔特·斯坦恩麦尔的私人旅程的圣地,即将在今年四月中旬向大众开放。这也是在这几年里,第三个在荷兰(即将)开业的不靠政府资助,自负盈亏的私人美术馆。

An introduction to Chinese Kun Opera

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Embassy of China in the Netherlands and China Cultural Center Den Haag hosted a special event about Chinese Kun Opera for a group of international women. The beautiful photo exhibition on Kun Opera will last till the end of March 2018. I was honored to give a special guided tour and like to share a brief overview of Kun Opera with you in this article. Kun Opera is one of the oldest and most refined styles of traditional Chinese theatre performed today. It is the origin of all Chinese operas. According to the western and […]