Saturday, September 20, 2008

Old China, New China...Slow China, Fast China

To begin both the sharing of images and discussion, I am posting images which bring to my mind the idea of an Old China with deep cultural and historical roots. I find this to be a slower, more moderate FACE of China; the image speaks to a long conversation between two strangers:

"Conversation with the traveler", Wutaishan 2007, IWR

Contrasting this image with another, New FACE of China:

"Lights of the city", Shanghai 2007, IWR

Perhaps we are not seeing competing images of China but the different FACES of China remain significant...

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