“Stone and Dust” by Chris Rayn, 2006
The ancient kingdom of Gaochang was once a major player of the Northern Silk Road. Centuries later, nothing but stone and dust has remained of a proud and bustling metropolis of its times, an hour drive from the modern city of Turpan in 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)