August 9, 2008
Olympic Notes: Beijing On Its Face
Beyond just a face-lift, Beijing has undergone radical surgery, especially poor neighborhoods which have been effectively or even literally walled off. The NYT ran a classic piece about a week-and-a-half ago titled "Before Guests Arrive, Beijing Hides Some Messes." Check out the article and the slide show.
Photographer Rian Dundon plays on the theme of appearance and the all-critical backdrop with this street-level parkland fantasy.
Rian Dundon website.
(image: © Rian Dundon. 2007)
Originals Archive Archives
July 10, 2014
David Schalliol from Chicago: On the South Side, as in Detroit, Rumblings of Something Different
June 17, 2014
When Photographing Is Forbidden: Making Portraits in the McCarren Park Pool Locker Room by Amy Touchette
May 30, 2014
David Degner on Egypt’s Telltale Election: The Result of a Hard, Sad and Bloody Process
May 27, 2014
David Degner from Cairo: On the Sissi Election and Egypt Under the Boot
May 19, 2014
James Whitlow Delano – Fifth Dispatch: Slash Cameroon’s Rainforest and Lose Ancestor’s Souls
February 20, 2014
Stacy Kranitz: The Rape of Appalachia