In July 2009, at the height of the swine flu epidemic, I ended up spending a fortnight in Beijing on a school trip. A full blog will follow at some point in the future, because there are obviously many stories to be told.
On our first full day there, we were taken to the 798 Art District. As the name may suggest, it’s full of art; much of it weird, conceptual or postmodern, some of it propaganda-based, some of it entirely unexplainable. Here are just a few of the things I saw there.