Lin Lin is a designer, anthropologist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who has spent time in London, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou all the while pioneering numerous innovative projects in experiential design, design, sustainability, beauty and wellness.
Previously a designer and anthropologist, Lin Lin has an impressive track record as a serial entrepreneur and creative. She was nominated and successfully completed the China Leadership Program at The Aspen Institute as the youngest fellow, endorsed by Davie Rubenstein in 2013.
She joined China International Beauty Expo in 2015, since then her contributions to innovation and sustainability efforts to the beauty industry have brought international awareness on the beauty industry in China. Lin Lin has been an active speaker and representative for China Beauty Industry around the world for several global conferences, such as the recent Chosun Asian Leadership Conference sitting on various entrepreneurship panels with distinguished leaders including Barack Obama and David Cameron. Interviewer: Brian Wong Videographer: Michael Ren + Leah Churchill Editor: Michael Ren RADII shares stories from the center of Chinese youth culture.
Brian Linden was a blue collar kid from the US who knew almost nothing about China when he came to the country in the mid-'80s. Now he is actively promoting sustainable historical-based tourism with beautifully renovated heritage sites around Yunnan and expanding into the rest of China. Watch More
This has been a surprising year for “Chinese” film representation during the Hollywood awards season — four movies with different types of ties to China have been stirring up conversation as they make the rounds of nominations and major awards. Watch More
Peter Shiao has always lived one foot in the ancient world of Kung Fu, as the son of one of the most prolific and respected writers of the wuxia (martial arts) genre. After a career that spans politics, finance, and movie production, he has now decided to dedicate his energies to furthering understanding between the East and the West through Wuxia. Immortal Studios, of which he is the Founder and CEO, brings to life stories of martial arts fantasy and aims to create a media universe that will inspire people to cultivate the hero within. Watch More
Pema Tseden was the first-ever Tibetan student admitted to the renowned Beijing Film Academy, after applying for a scholarship in 2002. Since then, he has established himself as one of the region’s most compelling and interesting cinematic voices, becoming the frontman for the emergence of Tibetan New Wave, a grouping of arthouse directors that exemplify life in Tibetan areas. Watch More
Since arriving on the art scene in the '90s, Xu Zhen has proved to be a provocative figure. While he has worked across mediums like video, sculpture, photography, painting and more, he's also positioned himself as artist, curator, CEO, thought leader, and much more. We spoke to him at the new space of his MadeIn Gallery in Shanghai. Watch More
Radii sits down with contemporary artist Zhang Jianjun to talk about his work, his practice, and learning art in secret during Mao's Cultural Revolution. Watch More
We talked to Faye Chen, star bartender and co-founder of Double Chicken Please. Formerly of Shanghai's Speak Low, one of the 50 best bars in the world, she’s now teamed up with her best friend to bring an all-new drinking experience to New York City: turning the flavors of Chinese and Western food into shockingly palatable cocktails. Watch More
Even in a city of over 26 million people, Niu “NY” Yun is hard to miss. Sporting a shock of neon hair and colorful outfits, she can usually be found at one of her two Yunnanese food restaurants, Slurp and Pilipala, or behind the DJ decks generating visuals for one of Shanghai’s wildest LGBTQ parties. We grabbed a bite with the Kunming transplant to talk about her two restaurants, discovering her heritage through food, VJing, and some of her favorite childhood snacks. Watch More
“A win for political correctness,” wrote one Weibo user in response to ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’s historic haul at the Oscars 2023 Read More
A recent Peking University study found that almost 100% of consumers in four major Chinese cities are willing to buy plant-based meat alternatives Read More
Artists on Lofter are threatening to quit the social media platform over its new A.I. art generator, claiming that it doesn’t respect the rights of content creators Read More
Originally a factory worker and waiter in a rural part of South China, Lu Xianren rose to fame for modeling his DIY high-fashion looks on social media Read More