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WHERE I WORK

Qiu Anxiong

TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL YOUNG

Zhongshan Park is a typical new Chinese residential area a few kilometers west of central Shanghai. There are several high-rise apartment blocks clustered around water features, mature trees and safe play areas for children.

Qiu Anxiong in his Shanghai apartment. Photo by Michael Young for ArtAsiaPacific.

Balconies bristle with satellite TV dishes and security guards loaf on street corners. This is as middle-class as one can get in a rapidly modernizing China. The upper-level apartments here command premium prices for their views, but

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