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My fascination with traditional Japanese artists

My fascination with traditional Japanese artists

My very first serious attempt at a video documentary was a 30-minute feature on well decorated but widely unknown bamboo artist named Tanaka Kyokusho. At the time I’d only recently decided to embark on a journey to become a journalist and the act of creating a documentary was enlightening, challenging and fascinating. The video – […]

798 art district, Beijing

798 art district, Beijing

I didn’t visit 798 on my first trip to Beijing. In fact, I didn’t even know it existed at that stage. That was was 2003. I was poking around the internet a couple of years later and came across two interesting things in Beijing. The first was a vast system of tunnels that had been […]