Three weeks ago, and two weeks before he died, I wrote a story about Chinese artist Ren Hang. Why photograph? I asked him. He told me, “because it fills the emptiness of my heart.”
Self/Portrait is about contemporary China and its millennial generation. This generations’ outward presentation of ‘self’ contrasts with their parents and grandparents.
Emerging Chinese photographer Guligo Jia explores the fantasies of people whose gender is fluid.
Preserved by a kind of benign neglect in the decades following Mao’s victory in 1949, Shanghai was directed to “catch up” in the 1990s.
Sweet Water, Bitter Earth is my journey into China in search of redemption and my ultimate failure to connect with my homeland.
On 9th September 2016, the 40th death anniversary of Mao Zedong, we sit down with Li Zhensheng 李振盛 to talk about the Cultural Revolution, life and photography.
As a photojournalist, I understand that both good and bad are co-existing and complementary. Unfortunately exhibitions in China even today focuses only on the good.” – Li Zhensheng.
The Archive as Conversation examines the nature of photographs as documentation of events, occasions, people and personal memories.
Photobook: Chinese On The Train featuring a decade’s worth of photography by Wang Fuchun, of Chinese people commuting on trains between big cities and small towns.
Xian Guan is one of five Sanskrit-language Mahāyāna Buddhist scriptures. Xian Guan also means in contemporary Chinese “now, observe”.
In ‘They’, Zhang showed secular Chongqing citizens at a moment of euphoric leisure. In ‘Coastline’, he travelled 18.000 kilometres along the Chinese coastline to photograph the surreal landscapes he encountered.
Hip Hop is still a relatively modern concept in Kunming and the rest of China. Photographs & Text: A J Ghani, Bangladesh.
Since the new millennium, Car culture broke into China strongly and quickly, and soon became the most popular or desired mode of transportation.
The Great Wall passes through several provinces include Gansu, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Hebei and Liaoning until it plunges into the Yellow Sea.
People born at the same time differ in their temperament and fate. People sharing the same encounters may not necessarily be born in the same moment.