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Tim Franco’s Photos of Chongqing

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Link: Tim Franco’s Photos of Chongqing – NYTimes.com

This sprawling megacity, the locus of scandals and political machinations, has fixed the interest of Tim Franco, a Shanghai-based French photographer. With his ongoing series, “Vertical Communism,” Mr. Franco endeavors to show how the political and cultural forces of the area shape the cityscape and how ordinary people are affected as Chongqing elbows its way into modernity.