Dongguan From the Underground

Despite the perks, there’s a lot going wrong in America. Painfully glaring is the racial segregation that stretches back hundreds of years, even predating the country itself. Depending on to

Dongguan From the Underground: Music to Your Ears

As a vehicle for the outpourings of the soul, music perhaps has no widespread equivalent. Whether it’s a guitar strum, vocal tones or melodic tapping on a desk, organized sound

Dongguan From the Underground: Dance to the Music

“Dance is different,” said Rena Farzaliyeva, founder of Around the World Dance Studio, after finishing a quick session before sitting down to talk. “When I was in second grade, my

Dongguan From the Underground: Art Is Hard

Humans have been expressing themselves with paint for at least thousands of years with no end in sight. Nowadays, artists have migrated from cramped, darkened caves to the urban sprawl,

Dongguan From the Underground: Fashion Forward

For a city that once boasted production of something close to 90% of the world’s textiles, the dress of local population isn’t all that impressive. Copies of copies, misspelled brands

Dongguan From the Underground: A Good Sport

Back in 2008, a wolf was born. Nailing gaps with a thrashing bike flying in tow, Dongguan BMX riders were regularly treated to impressive displays of athleticism. “When I started