In a country that he believes has “no hope”, because democracy can only come with a revolution, Chen Xiwo says authors need to write the truth. To do otherwise, is wrong. Mo Yan's Nobel Prize sets a “bad example” for others.
Best-selling English alphabet book Animalia, created by Graeme Base, now has a new version in Mainland China, that includes flip cards in Chinese. The Australian author discusses with mART the creative process behind his books.
Authors Un Sio San (Macau), Kang Chia-Hsien (Taiwan), Tang Siu Wa (Hong Kong) and Zhou Jia Ning (Mainland China) discuss the differences between the literatures, as a reflection of the place they're based at.
The fifth edition of The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival is the biggest yet, co-founder Hélder Beja tells mART. Mr Beja says he hopes the festival could grow even further and become professionalised. One of the team’s ideas is to create side events of the festival in different cities around the world.
"Ma-boa Lis-cau" is the latest exhibition by Charles Chauderlot. The only artist to have been granted permission to paint in the restricted areas of the Forbidden City talks to mART about places and memories.