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GUANGZHOU

Times Museum

Operation Prd – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows

LIANG JUHUI, One Hour Game, 1996, still from video: 14 min 19 sec. Courtesy Times Museum, Guangzhou.

For years, China-watchers have joked that the construction crane is the country’s national bird. Their logic is obvious: towns across the country have transformed into some of the largest cities in the world, all within a mere three decades. In particular, the 1990s were boom times, when low-rise brick houses rapidly gave way to towers of glass, steel and…

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