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“Yellow is Forbidden” Panel Discussion at the Oculus

Jan 28, 2020

As part of China Institute’s suite of events for the Lunar New Year, China Institute conceptualized six distinct programs for families and adults at the Oculus at the World Trade Center. On January 27, we held a screening of the documentary “Yellow is Forbidden” about the rise of Chinese couture designer Guo Pei, followed by […]

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Lunar New Year Greetings from CI President James B. Heimowitz

Jan 24, 2020

Dear Friends of China Institute, As we gear up to welcome the Year of the Rat — the first animal in the 12-year Chinese Zodiac cycle– I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your ongoing support. We believe insight into China through culture provides powerful human connections, and as the […]

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Photography: Xiao Quan, in China When It All Began

Jan 23, 2020

Xiao Quan, China’s top portrait photographer, shares insights on 40 years of dramatic social change—from the thrilling experimentation of the 1980s to the commercial obsessions of today—in conversation with American rock and celebrity photographer Michael Halsband via a panel discussion at China Institute on January 22, 2020. We invite you to browse quotes, photos and […]

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