Yan Cong

Photographer
  
The Hanfu Revival
Location: Beijing
Nationality: China
Biography: Yan Cong (b.1991) is a researcher and independent photographer based in Amsterdam. Her current research interests are platform, datafication, ethical AI, culture production and labor. Yan is the co-founder of  Far & Near , a newsletter... MORE
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The Hanfu Revival
Copyright Yan Cong 2022
Date of Work Jul 2018 - Nov 2018
Updated Aug 2019
Location Beijing
Topics Photography, Photojournalism
Hanfu, a retro-style dress that the Han majority wore before Qing Dynasty (1644). In the past few years, China has seen a growing movement to revive Hanfu, with an increasing number of Hanfu devotees wearing the clothes in public, fueled by President Xi's promotion of traditional value.
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