ChinaFile Presents: Megacity Chongqing Now | Asia Society


by Shirley Kuang on July 1st, 2015   372 views

When and Where

  • 01/07/2015
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Asia Society New York
    725 Park Avenue
    New York
    NY
    United States
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ChinaFile Presents: Megacity Chongqing Now | Asia Society

Event Details

A photo slideshow and discussion of life in this city of 23 million.

French-Polish photographer Tim Franco has lived in China for more than a decade, all the while documenting the transforming landscapes in the country’s cities. His latest book,Metamorpolis: The Rise of a Chinese Mega City, documents the mega city of Chongqing from it’s many angles. Franco will be sharing photographs from the book and stories behind the images in this first public event in North America.

In May of 2014, ChinaFile published a gallery of Franco’s work, “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Urban Farmers in Chongqing.” ChinaFile’s visuals editor David Barreda will be leading the discussion and taking questions from the audience.

Book sales and signing for Metamorpolis will follow the discussion.

Can’t make it to this program? Tune in to AsiaSociety.org/Live at 6:30 pm New York time for a free live video webcast. Viewers are encouraged to submit questions tomoderator@asiasociety.org or via Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #AskAsia.

 

For more information and to RSVP: http://asiasociety.org/center-us-china-relations/events/chinafile-presents-megacity-chongqing-now

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