Culture Coalescence

Pop culture is used as a platform to examine cross-cultural relationships

Implications - China's growing global influence has prompted an examination of the country's relationship with North America, a relationship which is being playfully explored within the context of pop culture. Artists and designers hailing from China and beyond are incorporating a Chinese aesthetic into traditionally American products, illustrating the tradition of borrowing and re-interpreting cultural elements, as well as recognizing China's influence in a more authentic way.
SCORE: 5.6
Warm Top 5 Examples: 62,905 Total Clicks Jul 14 - May 15
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Humanized Sea Creature Cartoons - Spongebob Squarepants and Friends Get a Realistic Makeover
SCORE: 7.4
Viral 40,137 Clicks Pub: Aug 4, 14
Humanized Sea Creature Cartoons
Spongebob Squarepants and Friends Get a Realistic Makeover
The announcement that Spongebob Squarepants and friends are getting another movie has produced a range of tribute art, yet this collection from XiaozuoZ, an artist in Hubei Province, China, is... [More]
Cultural Disney Princess Makeovers - These Disney Princess Outfits Celebrate Chinese Traditions
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 14,419 Clicks Pub: Nov 3, 14
Cultural Disney Princess Makeovers
These Disney Princess Outfits Celebrate Chinese Traditions
These cultural Disney Princess makeovers celebrate China’s traditional garb. Successful Disney film Frozen is re-translated with a Oriental wardrobe that dresses Anna and Elsa into traditional... [More]
Eastern Raver Accessories - Octavia Xiao Zi Yang's Kou Line Fuses European and Asian Inspirations
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 5,166 Clicks Pub: Jul 10, 14
Eastern Raver Accessories
Octavia Xiao Zi Yang's Kou Line Fuses European and Asian Inspirations
Chinese jewelry designer Octavia Xiao Zi Yang’s ‘Kou’ collection marries European and Asian inspirations. Speaking to her heritage, the designer creates a range of opulent... [More]
Ancient Pop Culture Statues - The Terracotta Army by Lizabeth Eva Rossoff is a Modern Twist
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 2,072 Clicks Pub: Nov 26, 14
Ancient Pop Culture Statues
The Terracotta Army by Lizabeth Eva Rossoff is a Modern Twist
Lizabeth Eva Rossoff, an artist based in San Francisco, California, cleverly rethinks the traditional Terracotta Army. Replacing the heads with iconic pop culture characters including Bart Simpson,... [More]
Film-Themed Photoshoots - The Brunch Club Vogue China Editorial is Modeled After a Cult Classic
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 1,111 Clicks Pub: Dec 15, 14
Film-Themed Photoshoots
The Brunch Club Vogue China Editorial is Modeled After a Cult Classic
The Brunch Club editorial is currently being featured in the December 2014 issue of Vogue China. In the photoshoot taken by Benny Horne, models Chiharu Okunugi, Manuela Frey and Marine Deleeuw posed... [More]