Sounds of Old Beijing: An Artist’s Collection

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    For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Colin Siyuan Chinnery is a British artist and curator. Though born in Britain, he has deep connections with China. He spent his college years studying Chinese culture and returned to Beijing, where his mother was born and raised, embarking on a sound project in 2013. Street hawkers calling out their wares, chirping cicadas and pigeon whistles, the lost sounds of traditional Beijing life can still be heard in Colin’s museum. Before a conversation with Tian Wei, they listened to neighborhood noises that have completely disappeared in the city.

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