• Daphne Mallet: More art space can diversify hutong culture


    Daphne Mallet, owner of the Jiali Gallery at Beijixiang Hutong, has been living in the hutong since 2006. After working in 798 Art Zone for six years, the French artist decided to open her own gallery.

  • Brazilian Sinologist: My Chinese Story


    Studying at Peking University has always been my dream and the Confucius Institute program of a PhD fellowship is giving me the opportunity to try to realize this dream.

  • All roads lead to Sinology


    As a European child, my interest for China, Chinese history and civilization naturally started with the discovery of Marco Polo’s 13th Century travels.

  • She gives Chinese lacquer art a French touch


    Gwenaelle Chassin de Kergommeaux, a French designer and artist, wanted to create something for China, where she has lived since 2007.

  • Frenchman calls China his playground


    Nicolas Favard, a French jewelry designer, was wearing two asymmetric earrings on a December day - one bulky and the other, a slimmer one with a stud.

  • American dreamer in China


    Kenneth E. Behring was wealthy and successful in America, but it was in China that he found the true meaning of life. His work in China has ranged from donating wheelchairs to supporting many museums.