“Silk Queen” by Chris Rayn, 2006
A little girl is selling traditional Uyghur silk clothing on the Kashgar Sunday Market. Silk being one of the major goods traded on the ancient Silk Road (even giving it its name), it is still popular among the locals today and sold everywhere on the markets in Western Xinjiang.
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)