Phantom Shanghai

Greg Girard

Published by The Magenta Foundation, 2007
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“Shanghai—a city in the process of dismantling its history to accommodate China’s new cosmopolitan vision of itself.”—Greg Girard

As Shanghai modernizes and seeks acceptance as an international city, buildings and neighborhoods that were once preserved simply by lack of intervention are now being purposefully demolished.

Phantom Shanghai is a spectacular look at a Shanghai that won’t survive the vision the country has for itself. For the past five years, Greg Girard has been photographing the city’s buildings, shops, homes, and neighborhoods. This stunning photographic journey is a look at present-day Shanghai, where politically inspired neglect meets politically inspired development.

Greg Girard is a Canadian photographer living in Shanghai since 1998. Largely self-taught, he combines anthropology with a lyrical realism in his work. He is represented in North America by Monte Clark Gallery in Toronto. His editorial work appears in publications such as TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, and The New York Times Magazine.

William Gibson is an American-born Canadian science fiction author. He has been called the father of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction. He is credited with coining the term “cyberspace.” His first novel, Neuromancer, has sold more than 6.5 million copies worldwide since its publication in 1984. He is also responsible for Pattern Recognition and the screenplay for Johnny Mnemonic.

About the Author: Greg Girard (1955-) is a Canadian photographer, living in Shanghai since 1998. He is capturing the transformations in China and across Asia. Largely self-taught, he combines anthropology with a lyrical realism. His editorial work appears in such publications as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, The New York Times Magazine, and more. He is represented by the Monte Clark Gallery in Toronto. An American-born Canadian science fiction writer, he's been called the father of the cypberpunk subgenre. He coined the term "cyberspace." His Neuromancer has sold more than 6.5 million copies since its 1984 release. It was the first novel to win all three major science fiction awards: The Nebula, The Hugo, and the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award.

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Title: Phantom Shanghai
Publisher: The Magenta Foundation
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Hardcover
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