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White Elephant

by Shadman Shahid

Chenggong, Yunnan province

China is said to have built the equivalent of Rome, every two months, in the past decade. In the shadow of the economic growth, lives have been changed forever.


The ghost city of Chenggong is built on the ground of demolished homes. It is built for the sake of the future. But almost all the hundred thousand apartments still remain empty. And those few residents, whose light now shines from the windows, are trying to find their way. The new way of life.