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彩虹眷村 – Rainbow Village in Taichung, Taiwan

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Photos by Wei-Lang Shih from here found via P.E.G. Village painted by Rainbow Grandpa (彩虹爺爺)! Background information here.

 

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Li Hongbo 李洪波

Li Hongbo

Li Hongbo

Li Hongbo

Li Hongbo

1 & 2: http://www.whiterabbitcollection.org/artists/li-hongbo/

3 & 4: http://www.designboom.com/art/flexible-honeycomb-paper-sculptures-by-li-hongbo/

“Paper—you can never predict what it will become in the end.” Li Hongbo 李洪波

costume

Cholon Actress, Cholon, Saigon, French Cochinchina [c1900's] Attribution Unk [RESTORED]

Great flickr set: Random pics from Old China, Restored

craft magic

Chinese children’s hats

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http://www.1860-1960.com/hats.html#ethnic

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More on textiletreasures.info too.

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Chinese papercuts

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Patro got these from the bookshop in London’s Chinatown.

costume

An Actor From the Chinese Opera (c.1910)

magic

HOME PROTECTION

At my parents’ house.

magic

TAO MAGIC THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF DIAGRAMS & CALLIGRAPHY BY LASZLO LEGEZA

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…marbled pattern of ch’i painted on the forehead in theatrical make-up…recalls the shamanistic masks used in Taoist magic.

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Exorcist charm of a Heavenly Messenger riding a Dragon, to be used against the evil influences of Darkness

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75: Talisman to repel demons

77: ‘Tao penetrates Heaven and Earth and has qualities beyond Form’

film

Encounters of the Spooky Kind

inspiration

A chubby chinese face

From a window of a chinese supermarket in Amsterdam.

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