A Maoist town in modern China

two drone teasers / 35” & 56" / 2018 / © Christian Clauwers

It was hard to find, but worth to have a look. A journey to the revolutionary China of the 1950's, where even portraits of Marx, Engels, Stalin and Lenin are represented on the main square. Propaganda from speakers, no advertising billboards, portraits of the Chairman everywhere... On the rainbow is written: "Mao Zedong thought will shine forever". Yes, this is all real... It is not a park nor a tourist attraction. When I took out my drone, the adrenaline was enormous. The local police man was fascinated and (maybe because of his enthusiasm?) he let me do my thing...