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China.2014

Margin

Last year, I tried to use the most direct approach to take the photos along the southeastern coastal line. What I saw was completely different from that in my childhood as the result of the construction projects.

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Hotan, Xinjiang, China, 26/03/2015 - A Uighur man standing on Hotan main square as members of the People's Liberation Army are walking behind him. The statue on the left shows Mao Zedong shaking hands with an old Uighur named Kurban Tulum who travelled miles on his donkey to congratulate Mao Zedong. © Raphaël Fournier / Divergence

Around Taklamakan, photo essay by Raphaël Fournier

The province of Xinjiang (new frontier in chinese) is located in the far western region of China, it is the biggest province of the country and it is bordering 8 other countries such as Tajikistan and Afghanistan or India and Mongolia.

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Beijing, April 2013. A drunk man sleeps over in a fast food nearby Guijie.

All China’s Fast Food Dreams

All China’s Fast Food Dreams – a mobile photo project,  photo essay by Sabrina Merolla There are plenty of well-known foreign franchising fast-foods in every Chinese mega-city. McDonalds, KFC, Burger King – they all arrived in the late 90s and their restaurants bloomed everywhere. Only thirty years ago McDonald’s was almost unknown in Mainland China. But […]


Komorebi, © Sheila Zhao

Sheila Zhao | Komorebi

“In the exciting and unpredictable environment that I live in, these pictures are seconds of filtered light that I tried to catch.”

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Picture by Sanne de Wilde

The Dwarf Empire

In southern China, near Kunming -the city of eternal spring- exists a theme park that is home to 77 little people. The young belgian photographer Sanne de Wilde shows us their incredible world.


WANG BING – Father & Sons

Wang Bing shows us a world and a humanity in ruins, the other side to the coin of China’s triumphal march towards material prosperity: “We must show the problems of contemporary China,” he says, “the hypocrisy of this system where economic growth obscures a material and spiritual impoverishment that affects millions of people.”


Interview with Ian Teh, Dark Clouds

I was very struck by the fact that in same pictures people look like very small, almost miniatures, surrounded by the contest, the outside. Is this element functional to your purpose? I wanted to show that the people I pictured were overwhelmed by their environment. I see the workers in these places as cogs in […]

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