Steve McGuire, New Concord, Ohio - USA

A harmonious world begins in the mind

Shanghai Park Rules
On a recent visit to the Shanghai area I found China to embody an interesting tension between the earthy and the refined. This image addresses the earthy directly in a more straightforward, almost refined, message.

On a recent visit I found China to be changing rapidly. Often there was the historical, scenic, being preserved as a garden or tourist attraction. But all around such sites I saw the modern and generic. This image taken at the the Jintoang University in Shanghai shows both.

Recently I visited Suzhou and found the city to be changing rapidly. This image exemplifies the transition.

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               last changed: 06. 12. 2008