Author: Katya Knyazeva

Katya Knyazeva is a journalist and fine artist born in Siberia. She has lived in South Korea and the US and currently resides in Shanghai. Ms. Knyazeva has produced illustrated books, animations and a graphic novel; her work has been published throughout East Asia and the EU. She currently writes articles on cuisine, culture and urban form.

Latest Posts

Top Chef Shanghai: The age of quantified dumplings

Top Chef Shanghai: The age of quantified dumplings

There was no reality TV show, but half a century ago, Shanghai's comrade chefs were battling it out in the kitchen
Historic Shanghai: Ashes and characters

Historic Shanghai: Ashes and characters

How British attempts to make first contact in Shanghai resulted in doors being kicked in and Biblical passages burned
Katya Knyazeva: Great theater, state theater and stale theater

Katya Knyazeva: Great theater, state theater and stale theater

Shanghai audiences are starving for better theater -- for now they have to be content with odd scraps