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“Face of a city ” by Chris Rayn, 2005

The "Pearl of the Orient" has changed. Skyscrapers spring up like mushrooms, highways crisscross the sprawling metropolis. Some call 21st century Shanghai the "city of the decade". But not every old wall has been torn down - yet?

Project: A Journey Through Time

Chris Rayn's first photo project from the mid 2000s takes you on a visual time travel through a China caught between tradition and modernity, gets you in touch with the people and lets you experience their proud culture and history, reawakening religiousness, old living culture, the difficult time of change and finally the new challenges of the 21st century. (Read More)