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How China's chubby women squashed the Tiananmen Square anniversary | The Guardian

How China's chubby women squashed the Tiananmen Square anniversary | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


It's 25 years since hundreds of peaceful protesters were killed in Beijing, and how does London mark the occasion? With an exhibition of Xu Hongfei's jolly, state-approved sculptures Continue reading...

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Ahmad Al-Ghanim: Pop culture reinterpreted | Arab News

Ahmad Al-Ghanim: Pop culture reinterpreted | Arab News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Blend creativity with an “East meets West” perspective, as well as pride in tradition and culture, and you come across the unique world of Kuwaiti artist Ahmad Al-Ghanim. Born and raised in what he calls “my beautiful” Kuwait, he explains that, “since childhood I always expressed myself in any creative matter whether through art or design.” He graduated...

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New outdoor sculptures created by 18 Chinese artists on view at Cass Sculpture Foundation | Art Daily

New outdoor sculptures created by 18 Chinese artists on view at Cass Sculpture Foundation | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A leading sculpture foundation in England is displaying the first major exhibition of outdoor sculpture by contemporary Chinese artists from various countries to be shown in the UK.
Cass Sculpture Foundation is presenting A Beautiful Disorder, the first major exhibition of newly commissioned outdoor sculpture by contemporary Chinese artists to be shown in the UK. Sixteen monumental outdoor sculptures are on display throughout the grounds of CASS. These artists employ a variety of ambitious sculptural techniques across a range of materials including bronze, stone, steel and...

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The old man you have to see: Vietnamese banknotes to sell at Spink | Art Daily

The old man you have to see: Vietnamese banknotes to sell at Spink | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On the 17th - 18th August, Spink’s Hong Kong based office will hold a fantastic sale spanning the length and breadth of numismatic material from all over Asia. Formed of just over 1800 lots, there is sure to be something to tickle collectors’ fancies. This sale will contain Mr. Yoshikuni Kobayashi’s stunning collection of South Vietnamese banknotes.
Mr. Yoshikuni Kobayashi was born in Manchuria during World War II and spent most of his early years there. When the war came to an end, he and his family breathed a sigh of relief and...

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Les livres illustrés chinois à ne pas manquer lors du Salon du livre de Beijing | French China

Les livres illustrés chinois à ne pas manquer lors du Salon du livre de Beijing | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les livres illustrés chinois qui seront exposées seront un moment fort de l'Exposition de livres illustrés, les ouvrages chinois de ce genre jouissant d'une popularité croissante chez les jeunes chinois ces dernières années...

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Medieval weapon-making foundry discovered on shore of Lake Baikal | Siberian Times

Medieval weapon-making foundry discovered on shore of Lake Baikal | Siberian Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Furnaces for 'advanced' metal production found under dirt track used by summer tourists.
Archeologists walking to a beauty spot on Lake Baikal chanced across the 'unique' ancient furnaces after noticing slag and clay coating on a rough road used by tourists to access the shoreline.
Tests with geophysical equipment confirmed the presence...

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Ancient Binh Dinh port unearthed | VietNamNet

Ancient Binh Dinh port unearthed | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Archaeological evidence of an old trading port have been found at a
recent excavation conducted in the central Binh Dinh Province...

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Inside Cambodia’s Future Floating Arts Center | Pacific Standard (Etats-Unis)

Inside Cambodia’s Future Floating Arts Center | Pacific Standard (Etats-Unis) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An ambitious attempt to elevate Phnom Penh’s arts scene...

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Ancient temples in the Himalaya reveal signs of past earthquakes | Heritage Daily

Ancient temples in the Himalaya reveal signs of past earthquakes | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tilted pillars, cracked steps, and sliding stone canopies in a number of 7th-century A.D...

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Ultraman, cinquante ans de télévision et toujours les pleins pouvoirs | Courrier International

Ultraman, cinquante ans de télévision et toujours les pleins pouvoirs | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

En 1966, un nouveau superhéros naissait dans l’archipel nippon : Ultraman. Et, depuis cinquante ans, toujours en phase avec l’actualité, il ne cesse d’inspirer les Japonais, assure le Mainichi Shimbun qui lui rend hommage...

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Les fantastiques créatures du Japon | Le Monde

Les fantastiques créatures du Japon | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tous les petits Japonais ont déjà lancé des graines de soja autour de leur ­maison pour chasser les mauvais esprits en criant « Oni wa soto ! Fuku wa uchi ! » (« les démons dehors ! Le ­bonheur dedans ! »). Parfois, un adulte se déguisait en démon et s’enfuyait sous cette pluie de projectiles inoffensifs...

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Contre toute attente, la Chine redevient leader du marché mondial de l'art | Le Temps

Contre toute attente, la Chine redevient leader du marché mondial de l'art | Le Temps | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sur un marché de l'art en baisse de 15% au premier semestre, la Chine est passée devant les Etats-Unis et détient 26% de part du marché, selon le bilan des ventes aux enchères. Seule grande place en hausse: Hong Kong...

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Infectious diseases were carried along the Silk Road | Archaeology News Network

Infectious diseases were carried along the Silk Road | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An ancient latrine near a desert in north-western China has revealed the first archaeological evidence that travellers along the Silk Road were responsible for the spread of infectious diseases along huge distances of the route 2,000 years ago...

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Research suggests sacrificial victims at Yinxu Oracle Site were captives, not slaves | Archaeology News Network

Research suggests sacrificial victims at Yinxu Oracle Site were captives, not slaves | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The bodies buried at Yinxu, or the Ruins of Yin, one of China's oldest archaeological sites, were captives from ethnic minority groups, rather than slaves, said an archaeologist in central China's Henan province...

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Ancient wooden strips from Horyuji temple stun researchers | Archaeology News Network

Ancient wooden strips from Horyuji temple stun researchers | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Eight ancient strips of wood adorned with kanji characters were found among treasures dedicated to the imperial family by Horyuji temple in Nara Prefecture in 1878...

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New materials needed to rebuild monuments in Syria's Palmyra | Archaeology News Network

New materials needed to rebuild monuments in Syria's Palmyra | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Two ancient monuments in the Syrian city of Palmyra were so badly damaged by Islamic State that they can only be rebuilt using substantially new materials, Russian officials said on Thursday...

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Museum provides a glimpse of life in the countryside of the past | VietNamNet

Museum provides a glimpse of life in the countryside of the past | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Since its inauguration in 2012, Dong Que (Countryside) Museum in Nam Dinh Province has established its own trademark among private museums - which have been mushroomed over the past years - since it allows visitors to explore the life in the countryside of the past...

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Traditional art for a young generation | VietNamNet

Traditional art for a young generation | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The singers staged extracts from cai luong (reformed opera) and tuong (classical drama) plays featuring historical events and national heroes, such as Trung Nu Vuong (Queen Trung), Bach Dang Giang (Bach Dang River) and Trong Dong Ngoc Lu (Ngoc Lu Bronze Drum).
The plays were staged to raise funds for the pagoda, the only one of its kind in the city that contains a cemetery for death traditional music...

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Jaram Lee, au rythme du pansori | Télérama

Jaram Lee, au rythme du pansori | Télérama | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Le Chant de l'étranger”, inspiré de Gabriel Garcia Marquez, est à voir jusqu'au 27 juillet dans le cadre du Off du Festival d'Avignon...

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Canals, Roads Unearthed in China’s Ancient Capital | Archaeology Magazine (Etats-Unis)

Canals, Roads Unearthed in China’s Ancient Capital | Archaeology Magazine (Etats-Unis) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A 3,000-year-old system of canals has been uncovered at the Yinxu site, the ancient capital of the Shang Dynasty in Henan Province...

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Rencontres d'Arles - Les monstres japonais de Charles Fréger | Le Point

Rencontres d'Arles - Les monstres japonais de Charles Fréger | Le Point | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le photographe met en scène les monstres du folklore traditionnel nippon dans un rapport intense avec la nature. Bienvenue à "Yokainoshima", l'île aux Yokai...

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Indian talkies - Les derniers cinémas ambulants | ARTE

Indian talkies - Les derniers cinémas ambulants | ARTE | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Au fin fond de la campagne indienne, les cinémas ambulants ont longtemps été la seule source de divertissement. Il y a trente ans, ils étaient près de mille à sillonner le sous-continent. Mais à l'ère du numérique, il n'y a plus que quelques "Touring talkies" à transporter leurs vieilles bobines rayées sur les petites routes de campagne...

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This North Korean Art Is More Than Propaganda | National Geographic

This North Korean Art Is More Than Propaganda | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

This 1997 painting has been compared to "The Raft of the Medusa," a French painting from 1818. Note the through line starting in the lower left with the man's arm, continuing through the rope to the upper right, and crossing a line set by the waves. Also note: multiple artists' signatures in the bottom left corner, showing this was a collaborative...

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Roberto Baggio et ses coéquipiers font du tourisme dans le Guizhou | China.org

Roberto Baggio et ses coéquipiers font du tourisme dans le Guizhou | China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le 19 juillet, une vingtaine de footballeurs italiens à la retraite, dont Roberto Baggio, Franco Baresi, Paolo Rossi et Salvatore Schillaci, se sont rendus à Libo dans la province chinoise du Guizhou (sud-ouest), pour visiter le site touristique de Xiaoqikong. Là, ils ont participé à une série d'activités pour découvrir les coutumes des mariages traditionnels de l'ethnie des Miao. La venue de ces anciennes stars du football italien a attiré de nombreux fans dans la...

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Une rare incursion chez des peintres paysans chinois | RCI

Une rare incursion chez des peintres paysans chinois | RCI | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

En plein cœur de la Chine rurale se cache une petite communauté d’artistes libres de toute contrainte académique et de tout conformisme.
Paysans à la base, ils troquent régulièrement leurs instruments agricoles pour le pinceau et la gouache, représentant, grâce à leurs peintures naïves, les événements de leur vie quotidienne...

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How China is rewriting the book on human origins | The Archaeology News Network

How China is rewriting the book on human origins | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On the outskirts of Beijing, a small limestone mountain named Dragon Bone Hill rises above the surrounding sprawl...

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