Title: One Night in Beijing北京一夜
Managing Editor: Adam Pillsbury
ISBN: 0-9773334-8-5, 978-0-9773334-8-6, 9780977333486
Publisher: Immersion Guides / True Run Media (楚人鼎立广告公司)
Language: bilingual English-Chinese
Date of Publication: 2007.12
Number of pages: 232 pages
Dimensions: 24 x 31,5 cm
16 million people. 30 photographers. One extraordinary night.
From dusk to dawn on August 8-9 2007, exactly one year before the start of the 2008
Olympic Games, a group of Beijing's most talented photographers fanned out across
Their mission: To create a composite portrait of the buzzing metropolis and its
Collected in this handsome book, their photographs capture the beauty, energy,
faces, and fleeting possibilities of one night in Beijing - from the official "festival of
jubilation" in Tian'anmen Square to a gathering in an old courtyard home, and from
late night in a tattoo parlor to breakfast in a Buddhist nunnery.
From place to place, moment to moment, photographer to photographer - immerse
yourself in the colors, character and elan of One Night in Beijing.
Beijing, August 8, 2007
On this night, exactly one year before the curtain rises on the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the dynamic capital of China is a study in construction, destruction, imagination and hope – all on a massive scale.
One Night in Beijing captures it all.
This lavishly textured, large-format photo book is a visual feast borne of the cooperation of 30 of Beijing’s most talented art photographers and photojournalists – brought together on one special night to assemble a rich, unprecedented visual portrait of this massive metropolis and its incomparable residents.
From place to place, moment to moment, photographer to photographer – One Night in Beijing reflects the colors, character and feverish élan of a city that teems with aesthetic drama as it prepares for its date with the world.
Order No.: 61.0007