“The Beat of Time ” by Chris Rayn, 2005
In the ancient drum tower of Beijing. City wall, drum and bell tower were the base elements of an old Chinese town. Before personal time pieces were invented, drums and bells as a means of time measurement provided a steady rhythm and framework in people's lives.
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)