PRIVATE 50 | True or Real? CHINA

In contemporary China, uncertainty about what is “true” and what is “false”, “reality” and “appearance”, extends from the realm of photography to that of existence itself. We often feel that we are confronted with such an illusory, ambiguous, unexpected “reality” as to lead us to doubt not just our perceptions, but our very capacity for interpretation.

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Wang Mei | Poetic Living

I started to be interested in old towns in Northwest China by sheer accident. Old towns here refer to inhabited cities as opposed to abandoned cities. These old towns remain alive because of people living in them in the depth of time.