Made in China


Asia Society Chinese Arts Documentary Series

Made in China (2002 / Switzerland / Dir. Yves Scagliola and Roman Weber / 54 min. / In Mandarin and English with English subtitles)

Made in China takes you on a 53-minute journey to the cultural underground of today's urban China, and the budding youth culture in Beijing and Shanghai. Portraying without commentary 10 protagonists including a jazz musician, a DJ, a radio commentator, two film directors, a writer, a fashion designer, a punk band, and several artists, finding ways of expressing themselves in the fast changing realities of post-Maoist China.

Featuring: Coco Zhao, Shanghai’s favorite jazz singer, partygoer and flag-bearer for the city’s underground homosexual community;  Zhan Youdai, a 34-year old radio DJ, a pioneer for dance music in China; writer Mian Mian, who chronicles China’s chemical generation to reflect harsh realities of the post-Mao materialistic China; video artist Xu Zhen, who was born in 1977 and never exposed to the socialist art of the Cultural Revolution; Ai Weiwei, as a curator putting together a retrospective on the still very short history of contemporary Chinese art, and many more.

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Asia Art Archive

Event Details

Sat 29 Jun 2013
3 - 4 p.m.
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong
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HK$50 Asia Society members; HK$65 non-members
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