On the edge of a rooftop, overlooking the old colonial architecture of yesteryear, Cody‘s images peer through time and place at the impossible glass and steel rising up through the red mist of a belligerent summer thunderstorm. Shanghai was China’s most western city and today the decaying remains of old French and British architecture lie motionless under the rapidly growing shadow of New China. Cody’s process of wandering to discover the true nature of a place is the basis for the name of his projects: DERIVE, “I came here to capture this machine, this City. The only way to do that...
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