This book BEIJING 798 is a study in contrasts: one location, two eras, fifty years apart. With colour and black and white images of past and present events and accompanied by Chinese and English text, this book gives an account on how a military factory was transformed into a contemporary art and culture community, Factory 798. Reflecting on art, architecture and society, the images and articles collected in this book offer a microcosm of the radical social and cultural changes that have swept through Beijing over the last half century.
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Sublimating Time - HUANG Rui, 黃銳

A New Vocabulary - Karon MORONO-KIANG

Recollections on the History of 718 - Luo Peilin, 羅沛霖

Recollections of Factory 718 - FU Ke, 傅克

The 157th Democratic Republic Emerges from East Germany's Willpower - LI Rui, 李瑞

Excerpts From Interview with Ai Weiwei - HE Wenzhao, 和文朝

New Frontier - Jonathan NAPACK

798: Five Glorious Decades - Eliot KIANG

Beijing and Beyond - Neville MARS, Martijn DE WAAL

A Factory is Transformed by the Art of Real Estate - Erik ECKHOLM

Tui-Transfiguration: An Experimental Exhibition at Factory 798 - WU Hung, 巫鴻

Dashanzhi Art District: Creating a Site for Public Exhibitions - Bérénice ANGREMY, 黎靜

The Factory - Richard VINE

Dashanzi/798 - Patrizia BONANZINGA

Reminiscence of The Factory in Beijing - Richard DUNN

From Underground to Public - Carol Yinghua LU, 盧迎華

BEIJING 798: Reflections on Art, Architecture and Society in China
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BEIJING 798: Reflections on Art, Architecture and Society in China, 北京798工廠: 創造北京的新藝術、建築與社會

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