This article is part of Antenna #3 - China. Antenna signals and distributes all you want to know about facts, use, sense, and interesting non-sense of artist-in-residence programmes worldwide. Antenna is a dynamic online magazine, which grows around an event, a visit, a stay, a happening or trend.
Lijiang Studio is a unique residency on a farm in a magnificent valley in the Yunnan mountains. Artist are encouraged to come for longer residencies, discovering and immersing themselves into a different way of life to create works that incorporate the land and engage the community. China Residencies sat down with Lijiang studio's founder Jay Brown and his two playful dogs in the residency's courtyard to ask about southern China, the Naxi minority culture, and how this residency came to be. Read a China Residencies interview with founder Jay Brown here.
Recipe book made at Lijiang Studio
Artist Emi Uemura made a distortion of distortion recipe book with dongba paper, a laser printer, and some wooden stools. Form the book:
Tomato-Onion-Lime. It is called Tibetan hot sauce. Probably many additional snaps to it by whoever carries it around to become this recipe. Lama Ugyen Shenpen was the translator for the Buddhist community in 70's Boulder, Colorado when Norris was also living there. Lama Ugyen also taught Tibetan cuisine, and this hot sauce was one of well received tastes by the young buddhi food lover. 30 years later Norris is in Lashihai, close to where this sauce originated. One day, Norris was inspired by many hot and spicy surroundings, started to make it in front of hot sauce professionals; Xuemei and Zhou Xinye yeye who is so excited about hot sauce that can talk non-stop about it from morning to the dark and repeat many times without thinking of audience. Zhou Xinye yeye is ping-pong champion of Lijiang Studio and great at Taichi.
chili flakes 辣椒
lemon or lime juice 柠檬或青柠汁
star anise 八角
Chop onion, garlic ginger, then mix with chili flakes, star anise, salt and cumin powder. Heat the vegetable oil, add into mixture....(hell boiling). Then add chopped coriander and squeezed lime juice.
Other Rural Residencies in China
The Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute
The Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute began in 2000, inviting ceramic artists to participate in a residency program that offers cultural tours and international exchange programs. The program was expanded in 2007 to provided residencies to all visual artists, in an atmosphere that fosters pluralistic arts and cultural programs.
The Pottery Workshop
The Pottery Workshop (PWS) is a ceramic art education and communication center established in Hong Kong in 1985 with three new locations. Jingdezhen is the biggest location, and invites artists from all over the world to its residency. They provide modern comforts where immersed in a procelain producing city, for resident artists to explore traditional Chinese methods of ceramics production.