Chinese photographer Chen Man has come under fire for her photographs of women with narrow, “slanted” eyes, as some Chinese audiences say they promote negative stereotypes of Chinese people abroad. Photo: Chen Man
Chinese photographer Chen Man has come under fire for her photographs of women with narrow, “slanted” eyes, as some Chinese audiences say they promote negative stereotypes of Chinese people abroad. Photo: Chen Man
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China has to show its cultural confidence

  • Economic and technological strength may have instilled pride and devotion, but there needs to be tolerance and acceptance of diversity for the nation to move forward on the global stage

Chinese photographer Chen Man has come under fire for her photographs of women with narrow, “slanted” eyes, as some Chinese audiences say they promote negative stereotypes of Chinese people abroad. Photo: Chen Man
Chinese photographer Chen Man has come under fire for her photographs of women with narrow, “slanted” eyes, as some Chinese audiences say they promote negative stereotypes of Chinese people abroad. Photo: Chen Man
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