A wall of gold has been mounted on Shu brocade.
Craftsmen from Wu collect spare change
To pay tribute to the abundance of a myriad of families.
The watchtowers of the city rise to great heights.
The bustling scene is truly impressive.
It is a chance to explore vestiges of bygone days.
-excerpt from a poem on the Qing Dynasty remake of Qīngmíng Shànghé Tú
(a mostly visual exploration of the Mullae Art Village)
I couldn’t stop taking pictures. Everywhere I looked there was something wonderful and mysterious. The line between art, accident, and naturally occurring residue was completely blurred. One of my most favourite combinations. Continue reading →