Monthly Archives: September 2011

Life in the city is too fast and my writing too slow

Lost in a time lapse… that’s how I feel at the moment. I have amassed quite a lot of photos and sound recordings during these last two weeks of research in Shanghai, but had no time to re-think and write … Continue reading

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Connected Communities

This conference is definitely worthy the trip from Shanghai. Really good papers so far and the key note speakers have given me the opportunity to look at Chinese and Japanese artistic production from an interesting personal angle. Feng Mengbo has … Continue reading

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Tacchi alti e gambe levigate


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Tacchi alti e gambe levigate, abiti svolazzanti e frivoli, passi lenti. Le donne di Ningbo sono molto curate, consapevoli di dover piacere e vogliose di adeguarsi a modelli occidentali di bellezza. Non esistono abiti tradizionali o almeno non ne ho … Continue reading

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First few hours in China and memories of other places…


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First few hours in China and memories of other places start to come up my nostrils. The place smells like Malaysia and the humidity in the air sticks to the skin like a jelly substance, which at once protects and … Continue reading

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It is already two weeks that I am in China!


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I can’t believe it, I’ve already been two weeks in China! Time goes so fast that it is difficult to keep track of the things I see, the people I meet, and the wonderful food I’ve had the pleasure to … Continue reading

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