To most Chinese, Tian’anmen Square has special significance. A Chinese photographer Hei Ming has a great idea to show us the profound changes Tian’anmen Square has gone through. He collected old photos taken at Tian’anmen Square in the middle of twentieth century and invited people in the photos to re-take photos many years later with the same poses at the same location.
Ma Huiyun, Chen Guiling, Zhou Jinhua, He Junxia taken in 1970
Ma Huiyun, Chen Guiling, Zhou Jinhua, He Junxia taken in 2009
Wang Yuanxiang, Zhu Rongzeng taken in 1963
Wang Yuanxiang, Zhu Rongzeng taken in 2009
Li Xiaoli, Zhang Baoling, Zhang Baogang taken in 1972
Li Xiaoli, Zhang Baoling, Zhang Baogang taken in 2001
Mao Lianyu and His Mother taken in 1969
Mao Lianyu taken in 2009
(Front) Duan Li, Duan Ruoying (Rear) Duan Xu, Wang Fengying taken in 1972
Duan Li, Duan Ruoying taken in 2009
Ying Zuowa, Zhang Jinfang, Ying Daiya, Ying Deyi taken in 1958
Ying Zuowa, Zhang Jinfang, Ying Daiya, Ying Deyi taken in 2009
Wang Tingting taken in 1982
Wang Tingting taken in 2009
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