Zhao Liang 赵亮 Black Face, White Face (triptych) 黑脸白脸 2014 Pigment print on cotton pape 27.4 x 52 cm x 3 paper (without white border) Courtesy of Pékin Fine Arts Beijing and Hong Kong. #ZhaoLiang #Aftermath #PostSenseSensibility #Contemporarychineseart #exhibition #Duddellsartprogram #DAPHK #fineart #Contemporaryart
Zhao Liang, a contender for the world's tallest man, visits Tianjin hospital for surgery to relieve pain from a muscle tendon injury on his left foot sustained nearly a decade ago on April 13, 2009 in Tianjin, China. Liang is 2.46m tall, 10cm taller than Bao Xishun, now recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's tallest man and 17cm taller than China's NBA basketball star Yao Ming.
TONIGHT is the spring season finale at The DocYard! Director Zhao Liang will attend via Skype for a Q&A following the screening of his film BEHEMOTH, a political documentary offering intoxicating and terrifying images of the ravages wrought by China’s coal and iron industries on the land and its people. 7pm at the Brattle Theatre.
As China Hungers for Coal, ‘Behemoth’ Studies the Ravages at the Source
Inferno, purgatorio, paradiso. La miniera, la fornace, la città fantasma. Si intitola Behemoth, è il documentario del regista cinese Zhao Liang che per molti avrebbe dovuto vincere l’ultimo Festival del Cinema di Venezia. Ispirato alla Divina Commedia, raffigura alla perfezione il circolo vizioso in cui sembra essersi inceppata la crescita economica della “fabbrica del mondo”: …