“Back Light” by Chris Rayn, 2006
In the late afternoon, those visitors without vertigo climb the highest sand dune among the Mingsha dunes (the "Singing Sand Mountains") in Dunhuang to experience the sunset from the peak, which stands at an amazing 1715m. In the back light, we see how people rest during the long ascent, offer a helping hand or take photos.
Project: Silk Road Memories
The vibrants works of the "Silk Road Memories" project from the mid 2000s tell about Silk Road traditions and associations living on even today in the "Wild West" of China, but they also hint on change in this region in the age of globalisation. (Read More)