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Nature’s Gift Series by Anran

回头的鸟儿

This series of birds was designed and completed in 2011 by Artist Anran. Using keywords as ‘calm, gladness, indolent, sentimental’, Anran wished to express these four moods through her ceramic bird designs.

– “I think that sensitivity is also a gift from nature to human beings. Face up to your emotions, be true and nature.”

平静的鸟儿  望月的鸟儿  休息的鸟儿

Top of page- bird turning. Images from left: bird sitting in peace, bird enjoying moon, bird sitting in rest.

AI-EQUALS new little ponies.

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Since our team have returned from China, we feel excited to show you some of the new product designs currently in the making. AI_EQUAL strives to provide the perfect blend of traditional Chinese techniques, with contemporary visual flair. And not forgetting elegant and unique designs. Our products, some of which completely new to the UK market. Tell us what you think?

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Beautiful handmade embroidery by artist Haschimeg.

荷花四条屏 之四45乘178   荷花四条屏 之二45乘178   荷花四条屏 之三45乘178   荷花四条屏 之一45乘178

Haschimeg is a Mongolian female born in April, 1983. She is now pursuing her Masters degree in the Graduate School of Chinese National Academy of Arts, after graduating from Beijing University with a Bachelor of Law. Haschimeg has been engaged in the study and research of Wuhan Embroidery since May 2007 and enrolled as a member of the China National Arts and Crafts Society and China Association of Collectors. Her works The Spirit of a Dragon Horse and Concentrated Attention won the gold and bronze awards respectively of Hundred Flowers Awards for Chinese Arts and Crafts in 2013. The Duplex Table Skirt with Wuhan Embroidery won the silver award of Hundred Flowers Awards for Chinese Arts and Crafts in 2014.

Gala Banquet in Shanghai

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This is the year of UK-China cultural exchange and AI-EQUAL are honoured to present a collaboration between Chinese National Art and Western Classical music. A Gala banquet organised and hosted by AI-EQUAL, Rayli Media&Publication and the London Phiharmonia Orchestra was held at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center as part of the 10th Anniversary celebrations of the venue.

The Philharmonia Orchestra is one of the world’s great orchestras, established in 1945 under the European titans of conducting including Furtwangler, Richard Strauss, Karajan, Gilini and Klemperer. They hold a long-established relationship with China, having made numerous successful return concert tours since their debut in December 2006.

The Philharmonia Orchestra chooses AI-EQUAL as its sponsor as they both share a common commitment of spreading the traditions of Chinese and British Cultures, facilitating traditional craftsmanship exchange and protecting intangible cultural heritage. The founders of AI_EQUAL hold a string passion for both Chinese and British cultures. They aim to explore both markets for traditional craftsmen of the two countries and to build an equal, open and diversified platform, which will not only bring economic and cultural exchange of their intangible cultural heritage, rather create opportunities for young people to understand the essence of cultural heritage, as well as arouse more awareness of protecting traditional culture.