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Joshua Raff

Student, Bauhaus University Weimar in Weimar

Chinese is Not Easy

PRESENTED ON JUN 28, 2014
IN WEIMAR @ VOL 4

Josh Raff fit into our scientific detour perfectly! In his 400 seconds he takes us on an innovative course of Chinese language: by the means of his drawings. Joshua is a traveling  architect collecting experiences in the States, China, and now in Weimar. Now, twist your tongues!

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New Alphabet Letters Based on Chinese Characters

BY RYO SHIMIZU
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Ryo showcases some of his art projects, with a focus on a beautiful set of alphabet letters based on Chinese characters. (in Japanese)

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Rules Based Design

BY JASON GUO
IN SHENZHEN

Jason Guo is an architect, and in his presentation he hopes to show how parametric modelling can result in unpredictable imagery. It's a topic he calls "Rules Based Design." (in Chinese)

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Chinese Characters

BY YONGQING LIU
@ VOL 13 ON MAY 18, 2013

Yongqing Liu is a Secretary-General of Shenzhen Graphic Design Association. His amazing design works utilizing Chinese characters and fonts for products and branding is a combination of historical background and his own feelings toward life. Unfortunatley, Yonging Liu was unavailable, and a friend of his presented for him instead. 

 

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The Chinese Restaurant

BY IMOGENE LIM
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 26, 2015

The Chinese restaurant is an iconic example of Asian-pacific influence in current culture. Take a trip into Nanaimo's past with Imogene Lim, and explore Chinese influence in our city theough the eyes of immigrant settlers, and multi-generation families that helped shape our present, and future. 

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Ancient Coins and Modern Chinese Paintings

BY SHENTON SONG
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Shenton Song shares his passion in collecting items ranging from ancient coins that he turned into unique cufflinks to modern Chinese art that is unique to Sarawak, his home.

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Rooster Rules: What’s Chinese New Year about?

BY LEIGH TURNER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

"Releasing of the lantern symbolizes the letting go of the past self.....It's not that different from the concept of the new years resolution..."

In Rooster Rules: What’s Chinese New Year about? at PechaKucha Night Townsville Vol. 14, Leigh Turner clears up common misconceptions about Chinese culture and unravels the mysteries of Chinese New Year.

Leigh has travelled across China and currently teaches Chinese language at William Ross State High School. 

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Drawing is easy

BY DMITRY BOIKO
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 27, 2017

How to enjoy drawing? How to learn drawing and do we really need to learn? Dmitry Boiko will tell how to make drawing an integral part of your life.

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Chinese Economic Engagement in Africa

BY MICHAEL MARTIN
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Michael Martin has an interest in developmental studies and has written papers on Belarus, Taiwan, Tibet and China in Africa. His presentation explores how Chinese economic engagement in Africa is aiding the development process,

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Memoirs of a Jamaican-Chinese-Canadian Dragon Lady

BY CAROL WILLIAMS-WONG
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 24, 2017

Chinese-Jamaican by birth, and Canadian by choice, Carol Williams-Wong has lived in Jamaica, Montreal, Hong Kong, is now living in Unionville, Ontario. This is her story of adapting, integrating, embracing and appreciating through active contribution and involvement in her community.