A NUMBER OF CHINESE ARTISTS and academics are seeking the answers to a suite of related environmental issues, including overzealous urbanisation, food safety, sustainable development, and cultural heritage preservation, in a renewed engagement with the Chinese countryside. Since the mid-2000s in particular, this new 'ruralist movement' 农村运动, has sparked over two hundred initiatives in the field of rural reconstruction, or literally, 'village construction' 乡村建 设 (sometimes abbreviated as 乡建).
|Title of host publication||China Story Yearbook 2015: Pollution|
|Editors||Gloria Davies, Jeremy Goldkorn, and Luigi Tomba|
|Place of Publication||Canberra|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|