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M y first encounter with Liu Zhenyun was in 2003. At the time, cell phones had just become available in China and they were complicating people’s relationships. When the film Cellphone hit theaters that year, I noticed that, despite its sharp observations about these subtle changes, or maybe because it treated them with such caustic sarcasm, it was not a movie people wanted to talk about over dinner. Its black humor seemed to mock us. The film was directed by the popular Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, and he wrote the script with Liu Zhenyun. The film had likely passed the censors because the famine it depicted occurred on the watch of China’s Nationalist Party (not the Communists), but clearly it reminded the audience of the more recent ravages of the famine that Mao Zedong oversaw... The book told the story of China’s transformations—stretching from the chaotic fall of the Qing dynasty through painful foreign invasions to the volatile revolution and the tumult of reform—all from the perspective of ordinary people. This book shared the ambition for panoramic historical narrative found in the novels of Liu’s old friend, Nobel laureate Mo Yan. But unlike Mo Yan, Liu consciously avoids connecting ordinary people’s.

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New York City-based artist Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the most celebrated contemporary artists born in China, has become the Godfather of a spectacular new kind of fireworks displays which he calls “explosion events. ” Having done large-scale events around the world, from Beijing and Buenos Aires to Doha and Hiroshima, he has taken “gunpowder,” one of China’s “four ancient inventions” (printing, paper, the compass, and gunpowder) and pioneered a new epic form... ” For Cai, the challenge is to take a force that historically has been viewed as destructive and transmogrify it into one that has curative artistic properties and is constructive. Cai explains that one reason he started working with fireworks was that he wanted “to open a dialogue with the universe,” jokingly suggesting that the real audience demographic he sought was not mortals here on earth, but “extra-terrestrials” in... Having grown up as a child in the coastal city of Quanzhou in Fujian province, just across the Straits from Taiwan, Cai became accustomed to hearing explosions as Mainland artillery batteries traded fire with Nationalist batteries on Kinmen and...

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