Village Life

Hongcun

Saturday 23 January 2021  2pm – 3.00pm:  an illustrated talk on  Life in the Village and Countryside by Madison Plantier.

The historic region of Huizhou, which covered southern Anhui province and northern Jiangxi province, was once renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and unique local culture. Its sweeping vistas and ancient villages inspired countless Chinese brush painters throughout the years, yet nowadays its tourist traffic has plummeted and it represents one of the most neglected historical areas in China. Join us as we delve into the fascinating history behind this region and discover the places that played muse to some of China’s greatest artists. Along the way, you’ll be treated to plenty of gorgeous photos and videos of life in Huizhou today.
Let us transport you on a virtual journey through one of the most picturesque places in China!
Painter in Lucun
Nanping
Bamboo Forest