“The Road Home” by Chris Rayn, 2006
At the end of the day, a Kyrgyz man is driving home his camels from the fertile pastures near Karakul Lake in Western Xinjiang. Many of the Kyrgyz people who are based around the lake still live in the traditional way of their ancestors. Here, at the end of the past West in China, the ancient way of life along the Silk Road still lives on.
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)