“Gone ” by Chris Rayn, 2005
In contrast to historical landmarks, many of the more conventional residental areas have been razed to the ground to make space for New China. In the 1990s, old buildings still dominated Shanghai's Pudong district east of the river Huang Pu – today the area is China's answer to Manhattan.
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)