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A Look at The Shifo Village

by Charlie Schultz
Amidst the glitz of Soho’s glossy trendsetting storefronts a group of artists from a village in central China have organized an exhibition of their work. The Shifo Artists’ Commune, from Shifo Village on the outskirts of Zhengzhou in Central China is roughly the equivalent to an underdeveloped Kansas City suburb. Only in Shifo the studios are free and the artists are surrounded by local farmers going about their business. This exhibition offers more than a glimpse into another realm of existence; it is a major milestone for the little commune and a beacon of hope for any outsider with dreams... [more]
Posted by Charlie Schultz on 1/20/08