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ABOUT ME

Chinese calligraphy, painting, and literature enthusiast

About me

My name is Kain Jagger. (Believe it or not, there are several people with the same name).

I lived in China for a total of five years (Henan, Shanghai, and Harbin), where I taught English and studied Mandarin.

Previously, my background was in English literature.

My current main interests and specialisms are the Tang, Song, and Qing dynasties, especially the art and calligraphy of the former two. However, I am navigating more of the vast ocean of Chinese history and art knowledge every day.

My goal is learn and pass on knowledge of Chinese arts, culture, and history to a non-Chinese audience.

Author of ink and brush
At a wedding in Tibet