Yan Cong

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If China Builds It, Will the Arab World Come?
Location: Beijing
Nationality: China
Biography: Yan Cong (b.1991) is a researcher and independent photographer based in Amsterdam. Her current research interests are platform, datafication, ethical AI, culture production and labor. Yan is the co-founder of  Far & Near , a newsletter... MORE
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If China Builds It, Will the Arab World Come?
Copyright Yan Cong 2022
Date of Work Mar 2016 - Mar 2016
Updated Jun 2016
Topics China, Community, Islam, Minority, Photography, Photojournalism, Religion
An assignment for a news analysis on ChinaFile on the development of cultural tourism in Ningxia, the only Hui Muslim autonomous region in China, and Chinese government's attempt to promote its own narrative of Islam in China in that process. A few photos from this series also appeared in Foreign Policy.
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