In this 11th number in the Zine Collection, called They, Xiao Zhang tells the story of the millions of Chinese uprooted from their hometowns to search for a job in a nearby industry or on the other side of the country. This series of portraits points the finger at a problem, an illness that is inherent to the economic development of China in the recent years.
This book comes with a tipped-in signed Kodak print on the first page.
Please not that L'Ascenseur Végétal lists several other books from the "Zine" collection by Editions Bessard.
40 pages - Softcover
Editions Bessard, 2014
*w/ Signed Print*
New - Mint condition
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