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The future of food sculpting


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Food sculpting has a profound role in the history of Chinese cuisine. Recognised as an important art in its native land in The Netherlands a very different tale is sung. Once the crown jewel of every dish in Chinese restaurants, food sculptures are now slowly disappearing and the craft threatens to go extinct. Ami Tsang and Fay Teo made a short documentary at Cinemasia FilmLab about migrant food sculptors Chen Mo and Awan. Will there be a future for food sculptures in The Netherlands, where the economical Dutch consumer reign? Listen to CRTV’s interview with Ami and Fay.

China’s Van Goghs


China's Van Goghs

Interview: Miki Dai, Photo: Hong Tong Wu

Where do the replicas of Van Gogh’s paintings you may buy at Museumplein come from? How do the painters paint these? What is their income per painting? Listen to CRTV’s interview with Haibo Yu, maker of the documentary China’s Van Goghs.


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Chinese documentaries


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Xiaoyan Li (CRTV) and Don Edkins

Listen to the following interviews with makers of documentaries in China:

  • Don Edkins of Education, education!

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  • Xiaoyu Niu of Playing with Shadows

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  • Rikun Zhu of The Questioning

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