PICTURED: The last living Chinese women with bound feet. Kickstarter page here.
Guan Tianlang, 14, is set to become the youngest player ever to play at the Masters â€” he tees off today at 12:24 pm Georgia time. He’s from Guangzhou, China (represent!). Actually, he’s paired with Matteo Manassero, the former “youngest golfer at the Masters” when he was 16 years old in 2010.
Here’s his latest tweet with one of the first female members of the Augusta National Golf Club, Condoleezza Rice. This kid’s still in 8th grade. Man. This story begs the question: What were YOU doing when you were 14 years old?
Anton (Hasselt, BE) is a photographer and fond of long term projects. At least, he thinks he is. His very first project: a look inside a Japanese Yakuza crime family changed his life. Or maybe it did not change it. Or maybe a just little. Or maybe a lot. In his talk he will focus on hanging in there, common sense, publishing independently, press attention, feeling lucky, and working hard. It will be About finding out what’s important. And being scared. And growing up. And making a few images along the way. Oh, and about serendipity. You know, those little moments when you suddenly realize that things are falling into place. In fact he will talk about a lot of things and show us some remarkable pictures as well.
Earlier this month, Miss China was crowned Miss World 2012. But check out Miss Philippines’ beat-boxing talent. She even includes Usher’s “Yeah” and Cali Swag’s “Teach Me How to Dougie.” Another reason why they’re the “cool” Asians.
In other personal news, I’m finally putting a little weight on the ankle again. Total time on crutches so far: 8 weeks.