Photographer Paul Duda Captures China's Cultural Landmarks as They're Destroyed

Paul Duda Photo
New Haven Advocate | June 3, 2008
Duda has been documenting the way things used to be -- before the 2008 Olympics spurred a national call for modernization of Beijing -- and the way things are now, with crumbling walls and loose bricks around every corner. "I got to photographing these areas in Beijing without any prior knowledge they were going to wipe it out," he says. "Then I went back and realized they were gone, so I just kept going back, kept re-photographing."

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