Bokja in China

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Dadawa, an artist and pioneer of China’s new music scene invited us to China to participate in SHOW THE WORLD, a goodwill initiative that aims to preserve and develop ethnic culture in China.

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We embarked on a design tour to visit artisanal handicraft workshops alongside celebrated Chinese architect Rossana Hu and British designer Tom Dixon. We were lucky enough to get a peak through the curtain into the world of Chinese culture and crafts.

THE TOUR

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 We visited the ancient deep blue Indigo Dye pits in Nantong, a technique still being used to this day.

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We learned about felt making in beautiful but freezing Mongolia.

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We saw intricate embroidery craftsmanship in Sezhou

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We even got a sneak peak at how traditional lanterns come to life

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And even though we were 5000 miles away from Beirut, every Bokja moment we witnessed took us a little closer to home.

Candles & Dumplings

Candles & Dumplings

Until next time,

bokja

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One comment

  1. Wonderful visit and beautiful work you have shared here!! Thanks – have a wonderful end of year and here’s to an equally creative New Year!! Cheers!!

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