“Wind of Change” by Chris Rayn, 2006
During the drive along the Northern Silk Road, at the edge of the vast Taklamakan desert, surprisingly many wind farms come into view. Of course, in light of the size of the available unused land and the free availability of wind and sun, wind power and other resuable energy sources belong to the future economic pillars of 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)