Smog Peaks
Build Up
Promenade of Shadows
Sea of Smog
Crescent Sun
Metal Mountains in Shrouds of Mist

“Smog Peaks” by Chris Rayn, 2013

As seen from one of Shanghai's highest skyscrapers, smog is settling around the hundreds of highrises at sunset, reducing visibility to only a few kilometers and fading out the farther buildings into pervasive haze.

Project: Poisonous Beauty

Portraying the most poignant years of China's air pollution "airpocalypse", "Poisonous Beauty" shows images not unlike dystopian science fiction from the distant future, a symbol not just for the price of economic development at all costs, but humans' tenuous relationship with nature in the age of climate change. (Read More)