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REVIEWS

SHANGHAI

Eastlink

Body Talk

YANG ZHICHAO, Hiding, • 2002, •

Color photograph. Courtesy EASTLINK, Shanghai.

China's modernization process has sparked rapid changes in societal and sexual mores, as evidenced by the proliferation of provocative fashion in the street and Sex in the City spin-offs on television. Despite the booming sex trade, the body remains a sensitive subject, often relegated to private discussions between individuals or the back pages of women's magazines. Known for provocative programming, the alternative space EASTLINK broached the subject with "Body Talk;' an exhibition offering a look at some of China's…

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