Haunting Images Capture Ancient Chinese Town Forgotten in Time

By Ned Kelly 

Born in Xiangtan, Hunan province in 1950, photographer Ouyang Xingkais Hongjiang series captures Hongjiang old town, an ancient Hunanese city that has remained relatively unchanged since its peak as a river trading village during the Song Dynasty (9601279). The series depicts the people and architecture of this unique place, a seemingly pre-modern world.

[All images via Ouyang Xingkai]

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