Visual Vernacular: The Art of Expression

Visual Vernacular: The Art of Expression

Visual Vernacular is a form of physical and visual expression that is becoming popular among Deaf communities in Europe and the US. Deaf people in China are getting on the bandwagon as well. Watch the video to find out why it is so important for us to learn and use in our cultures! (captioned)Chine

视觉白话:表达艺术 (Visual Vernacular: The Art of Expression )

视觉白话:表达艺术 (Visual Vernacular: The Art of Expression )

视觉白话是一种身体和视觉表达形式,在欧美聋人群体中越来越流行。中国聋人也加入了这一行列。看看这段视频,你会发现为什么学习和运用在我们的文化中是如此重要! Visual Vernacular is a form of physical and visual expression that is becoming popular among Deaf communities in Europe and the US. Deaf people in China are getting on the bandwagon as well. Watch the video to find out why

上海首届国际聋人电影节 (First Ever International Deaf Film Festival in Shanghai)

上海首届国际聋人电影节 (First Ever International Deaf Film Festival in Shanghai)

上海为中国聋人电影制片人举办了首届国际电影节。乔尔也在那里! 他们是怎样做到的呢?请去观看视频,了解一下SHIDFF是如何由一位充满激情的聋人电影制片人创办起来的。他在英国Deaffest获得了他的第一个电影奖。 此外,我们也碰到了来自不同国家的聋人们比如日本和美国。 Shanghai hosted its first ever international film festival for Deaf filmmakers in China, and Joel Barish was there! How did they do it? Watch the video and learn ab

First Ever International Deaf Film Festival in Shanghai

First Ever International Deaf Film Festival in Shanghai

Shanghai hosted its first ever international film festival for Deaf filmmakers in China, and Joel Barish was there! How did they do it? Watch the video and learn about how SHIDFF was founded by a very passionate Deaf filmmaker who won his first film award at Deaffest in the UK. Also, meet other att

China: Deaf Hangzhou Fan Makers

China: Deaf Hangzhou Fan Makers

Joel meets with Deaf fan makers at Hangzhou Wangxingji Fan Industry Co., Ltd. established in 1875 was an export-oriented enterprise and a China’s time-honored brand. The company is awarded to be Zhejiang Provincial Famous Brand and Zhejiang Provincial Renowned Enterprise. The fan craft is recorded

China: Great Wall of China with friends and drone

China: Great Wall of China with friends and drone

Joel joins with two Beijing Deaf friends at the Xiangshui Great Wall. Dji Mavic Pro also joins with Joel doing the drone video around the Great Wall of China. Enjoy a little history about the Great Wall.

Deaf People in Tibet (English)

Deaf People in Tibet (English)

Joel takes us on a journey inside 21st century Tibet and shows us the extraordinary juxtaposition of the ancient traditions and contemporary lives of Tibetans. Regardless of its political history, the beauty of Tibet is phenomenal with its breathtaking landscape of the Himalayas and Tibetan Buddhism

Deaf People in Tibet (Chinese)

Deaf People in Tibet (Chinese)

Joel带我们踏上21世纪的西藏之旅,展示给我们非凡的,传统的以及现代化的西藏生活。抛开它的政治历史, 西藏的美丽非同一般,令人惊心动魄的喜马拉雅山脉和神圣的藏传佛教寺庙,还有布达拉宫,和著名的西藏牦牛。纪录片摄于西藏首都拉萨和拉萨郊区,在那里,Joel遇见了西藏聋人和他们的家庭,了解了他们丰富的文化生活。

Chengdu and Lesha

Chengdu and Lesha

[vimeo 139970535 w=500 h=281]Joel Barish enjoys the Ritz-Carlton Chengdu’s many amenities. He travels through the city in a Mercedes-Benz sedan provided by the Ritz to the newly improved and bustling Sino-Ocean Taikoo shopping and urban lifestyle residential district centered on the ancient Daci Tem

A Day in Beijing

A Day in Beijing

Joel Barish starts his day by taking the train from Hilton Beijing Capital Airport to the Beijing Enamel Factory. After the tour around the factory that makes Cloisonné ware, the world’s famous Chinese enamel wares, Joel tries out Beijing’s famous Peking duck and learns about how Peking duck is coo

See-sighting and Eating in Xiamen & Yongding

See-sighting and Eating in Xiamen & Yongding

On a day off from the World Deaf Business Expo, Joel Barish and his friends went on an adventure on the island of Xiamen. The adventure began with a ride on the ferry then a three-hour road trip to the Hakka walled village in Yongding, Fujian, and ended at the bustling marketplace with freshest sea

Traveling in Tibet

Traveling in Tibet

Joel Barish shares his unique experience traveling in Tibet, from altitude sickness to the yaks, but most importantly, meeting Deaf Tibetans. Despite the beauty of the magnificent Himalayan range, traveling in Tibet is much harder than you think. Watch the vlog and find out why. The full and caption

China: Traveling through the Heart of China

China: Traveling through the Heart of China

What is Chongqing cuisine like? Who cooks some of the delicious foods? Where are the pandas? Where did tea start its fame? Who makes the beautiful Chinese dresses? How are they made, sewn by a machine? What is the history behind Terracotta Army? We learn with Joel as he takes us through the heart o

China: Tea and Massaging

China: Tea and Massaging

Joel Barish meets Jiaxin Bao and Chaoshuang Zhou once again at their new business, Massage Tea Company. Jiaxin and Chaoshuang shows Joel around the building, where the company features traditional Chinese tea and massaging. The options vary from a regular foot massage to full body massaging through

China: Deaf Palm Weavers

China: Deaf Palm Weavers

Jialin Zhou 周佳霖 and Xiaoping Huang 黄小平 are two Deaf palm weavers in Changsha, China, and in this video, we learn of their story. Jialin explains how she learned how to palm weaving, their progress in their palm weaving business, and how they ended up at expos. (captioned)

China: Chongming Restaurant Owners

China: Chongming Restaurant Owners

In Chongming, China, we tag along with Joel to visit a successful restaurant owned by a Deaf couple. Get an inside look of the kitchen and some of the cooking! Believe it or not… one of the famous dishes of China is the chicken feet! Here in this video, you learn more about it! Join the rest of the

China: Printing Company Owner

China: Printing Company Owner

Remember Jiaxin Wei 魏家新 from one of our previous video clips? Well, we get to know him a bit more in this one! Xiaobo Song 宋晓波 tags along with us and Joel to visit Wei at his printing factory. Come inside and take a look around, learn why this business is recognized as second most successful in all

China: Solar Ear

China: Solar Ear

This man made great contributions to Gallaudet University, and after having retired, he wasn’t done contributing to the Deaf community! This time around, he brought his dreams to China and became president of a business producing hearing aids! You’ll see here why those hearing aids are unique and e

China: JW Marriott Deaf Chef

China: JW Marriott Deaf Chef

Joel and the interpreter, Xiaobo Song 宋晓波, goes to the JW Marriott Shanghai of China for a quick meet-and-greet with a successful Deaf chef, Sean Han 韩超琦! This chef gives us a bit of an insight on his life and how he got to where he is today. It’s always pleasant to find Deaf individuals and recogn

China: Deaf Chaplin Street Performer

China: Deaf Chaplin Street Performer

Joel is led by his guide deep into the bustling streets of Shanghai, China. While there, he uncovers another success story with the Deaf man, Tie Feng 铁锋, a renowned Charlie Chaplin street performer! After showing us a few of his skits, Tie Feng 铁锋 shares his performing origins and experiences. (ca

China Tour: Lijiang

China Tour: Lijiang

The world famous Old Town of Lijiang goes back more than 800 years. Featuring an interview with Deaf street vendor, curator of a museum, and an artist. DeafNation donated school supplies to a Deaf school.