China, China

In 2005, I relocated to China in search of my roots. Instead I have travelled further inland crossing the Loess Plateau to places ranging from the birthplace of the Communist revolution to China’s Little Mecca and oasis towns in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

I am interested in the little things that make up China beyond the cultural clichés of temples, skyscrapers and the Great Wall. Just as I am also exploring my own identity as an overseas-born Chinese, I try to reconcile the real China with the China in my mind. This is my photographic journey to locate traces of its character in defining nondescript details, oftentimes a haphazard metamorphosis of its past towards piecemeal modernization.

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2 Thoughts on “China, China

  1. Beautiful photos of the less-known part of China.
    Btw have you been to Chez Van in the 13th (bordering the 5th)? It is Lanzhou food.

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