A few photos taken in medium format for a double story I worked for L'express & L'expansion on the urbanisation and the middle class in Shanghai
Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure to be invited to give a talk at the Asia Society Museum in New York city for the launch of my new book Metamorpolis . The presentation was recorded, you can view it here if you wish to know the stories behind the book and the photos !
If you want to purchase the book or to have information on where you can get it - please check the book official website : Http://www.metamorpolis.com.
As Chongqing is running towards its urbanisation and modernisation, local urban planner and authorities want to have the best and the fastest, even if it means cloning famous buildings from architects from other cities. In the new development area of Chongqing, a copycat of unfinished Beijing Zaha Hadid project has been build in the middle of the fields
The issues has been raised in many publications, you can read more here in an article from the Spiegel online:
Last month, I was assigned on a story for the Wall Street Journal to photography a city in Hubei that was looking through urban and economical expansion by removing the mountains around the city. The story was really visual and the images talk for themselves.