jia yong photographs beijing life in hutong exhibition at BJDW 2014
jia yong photographs beijing life in hutong exhibition at BJDW 2014 jia yong photographs beijing life in hutong exhibition at BJDW 2014
sep 30, 2014

jia yong photographs beijing life in hutong exhibition at BJDW 2014

jia yong photographs beijing life in hutong exhibition at BJDW 2014
photo by jia yong




jia yong is an artist, restauranteur and a native beijinger, is being presented during BJDW beijing design week 2014. presented at ‘3798’ gallery, in an old hutong building, the images capture the street life of the chinese capital’s dashilar district. the body of work is a response to the growth of the chinese economy at the end of the 80’s, where jia yong witnessed an increasing number of skyscrapers being built, and many ancient hutongs and local scenes vanishing. with each click of his camera shutter, he says farewell to another piece of beijing’s history.

the photographer catches snapshots of dashilar district’s transformation
photo by jiayong pai


photo by jiayong pai


the inhabitants tell the story of the region’s progress
photo by jiayong pai


photo by jiayong pai

photo by jiayong pai


installation view of ia yong’s photographs on display at ‘3798’ gallery in beijing’s dashilar district
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general view of the exhibition
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image © designboom

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