Girl in Kashgar's old town
A little girl in traditional Uyghur garment is posing in the dusty streets of Kashgar's old town, conveying the innocence and fragility of a child, but at the same time also the maturity and seriousness of someone who needs to grow up quickly in the harsh, unprotected life of West Xinjiang.
Kids in Kashgar
Uyghur sisters are posing in front of their house in the old town of Kashgar.
Trade at Kashgar's Sunday Market
Vendors are offering fruits for sale on the Kashgar Sunday Market.
Buying a carpet on Kashgar's sunday market
A typical scene of carpet sale on Kashgar's famous Sunday Market, which despite its name now takes place every day in the suburbs of Western Xinjiang's biggest town.
Uyghur man doing trade on Kashgar's Sunday Market
Among the loud, colorful, exciting jumble that is the Sunday Market of Kashgar, we hear the loud exclamations of traders trying to move through the pulsating masses with fully loaded donkey carts, shouting "Boish Boish", which can be freely translated as "Coming this way!" .
Shanghai-based artist Chris Rayn explores urban transformation, the perennial change of nature and existential questions of the individual in one of the world's fastest-moving metropolises.
While drawing from the canvas of nature in authentic motives, his visual language is renowned for meticulous compositions, deep contrasts and rich colors.