Tag Archives: contemporary Chinese animation

Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Strangelove Moving Image Festival, Mon 16th March 2015: Women Hold Up Half The Sky This 1-hour programme takes as its title a Mao-era propaganda slogan as a provocation to think about the status of women in China today relative to the past. These short, independent films by (all but one) female animators, many studying outside their […]

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Documentation from KETCHUP

The Ketchup exhibition by Chunning (Maggie) Guo in Central Saint Martin’s Window Gallery was extended by two weeks due to popular demand. Setting up (thanks to Judy Wang):   The exhibition: Window I   The exhibition: Window II Private View Presentation During her presentation, Maggie described how, based on incidents from her husband, Baishen Yan’s […]

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KETCHUP by Chunning (Maggie) Guo

MA Character Animation presents: Ketchup, an installation by Animation Artist-in-Residence Chunning (Maggie) Guo. MACA is delighted to welcome Chunning (Maggie) Guo as our first Chinese Visiting Researcher and Animation Artist-in-Residence, a project made possible by the British Council and CICAF. Maggie is an independent animator who collaborates with Baishen Yan on films that explore memory and is in […]

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Calls for Papers: C.A.K.E. / BFX

Deadlines are approaching for two forthcoming conferences that invite proposals for papers on interdisciplinary themes related to animation. CALL FOR PAPERS ~ C.A.K.E. Edge Hill University 14th – 18th July 2014 In July 2014, Edge Hill University will be hosting a unique five-day festival and conference on Sino/UK creative animation practice research. C.A.K.E aims to provide […]

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Liquid Boundaries at the Shenzhen Architecture and Urbanism Biennale

Central Saint Martin’s Head of College, Jeremy Till, recently curated the UK Pavilion at the 2013 Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism taking an animated approach to his exhibition design concept with films made by students of MA Character Animation and MA Communication Design. Taking place in Southern China, this is one of the world’s […]

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8th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival

CICAF is the biggest animation festival in China and includes the Golden Monkey King Animation Awards, an education summit, animation trade fair, project investment fair, masterclasses, conferences and Cosplay shows. The tourist destination Hangzhou is beautifully located at the side of a large lake and is rapidly becoming an important city for animation with the […]

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