â€śShanghaiâ€”a city in the process of dismantling its history
to accommodate Chinaâ€™s new cosmopolitan vision of
As Shanghai modernizes and
seeks acceptance as an international city, buildings and
neighborhoods that were once preserved simply by lack of
intervention are now being purposefully demolished.
Phantom Shanghai is a spectacular look at a Shanghai
that wonâ€™t survive the vision the country has for itself.
For the past five years, Greg Girard has been photographing
the cityâ€™s buildings, shops, homes, and neighborhoods. This
stunning photographic journey is a look at present-day
Shanghai, where politically inspired neglect meets
politically inspired development.