Jar with Wide Mouth Unknown Artist. Bottle with Dragon Design Unknown Artist. Patent and Trademark Office.
Patent and Trademark Office. It was transmitted by the protesting students instantly over the Internet, documenting not only the event but also the ways in which technology was already transforming the country. He comments on censorship and body art:
This fringe neighborhood on the outskirts of the city was a convergence point for the most experimental artists in China at a time when arrests and government closures of exhibitions were still rampant; it spawned the first wave of art photographers. These artists worked very hard, and as they became more exposed to the West, they worked at becoming more sophisticated. This artist takes cutouts of street scenes in China that he had shot just a few years before and holds them up in front of the same, but newly developed, locations today.
But, then I came to the U. Rather, it is the image of a lone young businessman howling in the middle of an empty highway, having just been hit in the head with a brick. And like its subject, the artist himself has been struck by an onslaught of international attention.
China, An Old New Tradition. This artist takes cutouts of street scenes in China that he had shot just a few years before and holds them up in front of the same, but newly developed, locations today.