“Unknown Hero” by Chris Rayn, 2013
A construction worker, unidentifiable from his welding mask, is constructing a new building in front of Shanghai's iconic Oriental Pearl Tower. Who are the people who created the modern metropolis and its glittering symbols of glass and steel? Their names are just as unknown as those who constructed the pyramids of their time in civilizations long gone by.
Project: Unknown Hero
Featuring tiny workers striving to stand out amidst and stand up against giant techno-panoramas and machine worlds, "Unknown Hero" is exploring the existential struggle of the individual within the Kafkaesque machinery of society in the past, present and future. (Read More)