Consumerism and Human Labor in Ancient China

Weixen Ji

Art 107 - Intro to Digital Forms

Digital Imagery

This artwork is a street view of Shanghai Band in 1935, China. In my work I combined a car ad on the top of the bus in order to reflect consumerism at that period of time. There's also a modern lady wearing a nice dress walking across the street, which is a deep contrast with the busy human labor who earn little money by pulling rickshaws.

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