From his artist statement:
"The new Totems series by Alain Delorme plunges us into the core of contemporary China and its complexity. Under the blue sky of a highly colored Shanghai, men carry throughout the city unbelievable piles. These precarious columns made of cardboard or chairs appear as new totems of a society in complete transformation, both a factory for the world and a new El Dorado of the market economy."
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This series of photos blew me away. It reminded me of the fabulous bizarre grandiosity of artists like Wang Quinsong mixed with Philip-Lorca diCorcia's flash-lit street scenes.