“Blinking City“ is a project investigating how traditional maps for cities can never accurately reflect the speed of urban growth nor the rate at which things change. In other words, “as soon as the map is done, the city it describes has already gone”. Created by artists Marcella Campa & Stefano Avesani of instant hutong, the chalk pastel piece is a collage of several Hutong neighbourhoods of Beijing and was stenciled onto a wall of a dilapidated courtyard house in the Xianyukou district of the city. The colours were also assigned meaning to illustrated some of the ever-changing events that occur in a big city every day (see the legend here).
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