Journey into the Past
To Allah
Silk Road Rising
High above the Heavens
Caravan Holidays
Sun Down
Desert ride
Back Light
Shadow Play
Fire Pot
Night Feast
Sweet Grapes
Cotton Harvest
Flaming Red
Stone and Dust
Wind of Change
New Town
Silk Queen
Boish Boish
Sunday Market
The Offer
Little Princess
Father and Son
Street Play
Living Lifelessness
Golden Pasture
Reflections of Solitude
The Road Home

“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)