For the exhibitionist in us all, we present: Shanghaiist’s top 10 naked stories featured in 2013.
Photos: Naked woman chases naked man carrying a sex doll through Beijing
Blurry photos of a naked man bounding through the streets of Beijing hit social media like a fiery meteor and made waves across the World Wide Web. Sort of. The public demanded answers: Who was he? Who was the equally naked woman trailing behind him? And where was he so determinedly running to, at one point fucking leaping across the walkway?
Turns out it was all some sort of art statement. The man, an artist named Li Binyuan, was later spotted cruising through the streets in similar naked fashion and wrote on his Weibo account that he had done it several times before. Li told interviewers that it was his way of ’emotionally venting’. All great art, of course, spawns its imitators. Like this guy.
Photos: Naked woman spotted cruising through Shanghai on scooter
What many a man has dreamed but never dared to do.
Chinese dissidents run out of protest ideas, go streaking in Sweden
Two exiled dissidents earlier this month chose to honor Liu Xiaobo and his family’s struggles by running through the streets naked. The two men, Liao Yiwu and Bei Ling, chose the location for their spectacle as “it was here [Sweden] where Mo Yan, a defender of censorship and a senior Communist Cadre, was awarded the Nobel Prize For Literature last year.”
Wuhan woman strips naked on the subway to use her iPad
A woman in a Wuhan subway was spotted browsing her iPad unmindful of clothing and onlookers.
Photos: Shanghai’s notorious late-night streaker sought by police [NSFW]
A young woman in Shanghai who was seen on several occasions giving a peep show to late-night revelers was sought by police but, to the dismay of the public, was never turned in. The whereabouts of the exhibitionist are now unknown.
[NSFW] Model at Guangzhou Auto Show leaves nothing to imagination. And we mean NOTHING.
Not exactly naked, but somehow almost more provocative, this car show model took car show model antics to a whole new level. Who wore it better?
Two British expats get naked at FamilyMart in Taipei, for some reason [NSFW]
Fact: This act is known colloquially as “walking the bird”.
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China’s first nude photo from 1928
For historical reasons: This is the earliest surviving nude photo taken in 1928 by famous photographer Lang Jingshan, whose work was on display at National Art Museum of China this past fall.
Watch: Guangdong dude gets naked on a bus, because why not
Here’s video of a man moseying unclothed through a city bus, complete with eyewitness accounts and some unacceptable background music.
Naked meditating laowai blocks intersection in Haikou
A 20-year-old student Russian student at Hainan Normal University decided to take full advantage of the liberation that comes with studying abroad by getting completely naked and meditating in the middle of the road. Fuck parents and clothes.