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BEIJING

de Sarthe Gallery

Double Fly Art Center

The Bro Generation

DOUBLE FLY ART CENTER Installation view of “The Bro Generation” at de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing, 2017. 

Courtesy the artists and de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing/Hong Kong.

China’s megalopolises, as we know them today, were built by hundreds of millions of migrant workers. These waidi laborers—workers from “elsewhere”—come from across China to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other key locations to build the cities and their own savings. Numbering some 280 million, they live itinerant lives, constantly forging new friendships or…

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