CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART & DESIGN
Guest speakers: Shi Lei, Lei Yuchen, Yang Li, Jiang Xuezheng / CHINA
Moderator: Yordan Mihalev, fashion designer / BULGARIA
Language: English and Mandarin Chinese, Wu Chinese.
CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART & DESIGN :
○ Different forms of Chinese contemporary art / Shi Lei
○ The innovation of Chinese traditional architecture design / Lei Yuchen
○ The application of graphic symbols in Chinese contemporary graphic design / Yang Li
○ The evolution and fusion of Chinese contemporary clothing / Jiang Xuezheng
小标题：中国当代艺术作品的不同表现形式 / 施磊
小标题：中国传统建筑设计的创新 / 雷雨辰
小标题：图形符号在中国当代平面设计中的运用 / 杨莅
小标题：中国近现代服装的演变与融合 / 江雪铮
SHI Lei, China. Shi Lei comes from the city of Ningbo near Shanghai in Southeast China. He is currently completing his master degree in Graphic Design at Varna Free University in Bulgaria. He is interested in the traditional Chinese cultural and creative industry and is preparing for a career in the field. Shi Lei will present notable examples and ideas of Chinese contemporary art.
LEI Yuchen, China. Lei Yuchen comes from the city of Lishui in Zhejiang province, Southeast China. She majors is Environmental Art Design at Varna Free University in Bulgaria, with a strong focus on architecture design and interior design. Lei Yuchen is interested in the intersection between different styles in architecture and will discuss the innovation of Chinese traditional architecture design.
YANG Li, China. Yang Li comes from Hangzhou city in Zhejiang Province, Southeast China. The city’s West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the west of the city, is amongst its best-known attractions in the world. She is currently pursuing a master degree in Graphic Design at Varna Free University in Bulgaria. Yang Li is interested in Corporate Design and Visual Communication Signs.
JIANG Xuezheng, China. Jian Xuezheng comes from the coastal province of Fu Jian in Southeast China. She is currently pursuing a degree in International Business at Varna Free University in Bulgaria. She is an avid follower of various fashion shows with a strong interest in fashion, clothes and costume design.
Bulgarian-born YORDAN MIHALEV is a young fashion designer. Mihalev graduated from Varna Free University in Bulgaria and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. Only 23 years old, he staged his first catwalk in the heart of Europe – Belgium. It immediately won the Young Designer award at Ethno Tendance Fashion Weekend Brussels in 2013. His second collection debuted in Paris in 2014. The following year he conquered the catwalk at Salonè della Moda in Rotterdam. Mihalev currently works as a fashion consultant and is a lecturer at Varna Free University.
Cover: Shanghai Exhibition Centre, China. Courtesy of Design Shanghai 2018.
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Public talks on a variety of topics by local and foreign presenters. We are aiming to create healthy discussion forums, exchange opinions, involve foreign diaspora, help improve fluency in a range of key languages, especially by young people. We have selected as venues the local spots which these languages and their cultures inhabit. Organised by Amorpha Youth Foundation and partners.