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Wild, Wild East: Interview with Photographer Daniel Lee Postaer

Daniel Lee Postaer is an American artist/photographer. Born in Chicago and raised in Southern California by a Chinese mother and American father, Daniel recently graduated … Read more

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‘Future Imperfect’

In a not too distant future, the world will be a huge waste dump. A short scifi video about our experience in China.

In a not so distant future people will be produced in large quantities in factories. Sometime some people don’t pass the quality control. Video by Matteo Damiani, 2017 song: Pogo the Clown (Felix l’Amour), recorded in Kunming, China, 2010.

Topic: Science Fiction video in China,China Science Fiction,Robot Chinese Science Fiction,dystopian video,China dystopian scifi video,China dystopian future

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46 images of models at the Chinese BBQ

Those who were in Taiwan and has decided to have dinner at Shao Kao (Chinese BBQ set up in the streets or alleys) certainly didn’t … Read more

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China Suburbia

From urban villages to ghost cities: snapshots of suburban life in Kunming’s urban villages. China Suburbia is a photography project that explores and describes urban … Read more

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City Eraser: the demolition of an urban village in China

Kunming, China.

Every day, millions of square meters of old slums are torn down to make room for luxury condos and shopping malls.

Although these neighborhoods are demolished, people try to lead a normal life.

A video showing the demolition of urban villages in China.

If you are interested in this topic, please check China Suburbia, a photo project on urban development in China.

Video by Matteo Damiani | www.china-underground.com
Music by Felix l’Amour

topics: Chinese urbanization, urban villages, ghost cities in China

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Lost cities, Temporary Ghost Town in China

Night images of a district in Kunming, Yunnan, about to be destroyed. In Kunming, as in many other Chinese cities, we are witnessing the demolition … Read more

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The demolition of the largest slum in Sanya, the desolation of the people

In Sanya, began the demolition of Phoenix Village (Fenghuang Town), a large slum on the outskirts of Sanya, in the tropical island of Hainan, leaving … Read more

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Old China is fading away, 23 stunning pictures

Photographer Ouyang Xingkai has documented an era that is rapidly fading away through a collection of stunning images. Modernization replaces “outdated” lifestyles. What remains is … Read more