A studio in “Iowa”, an artist compound in the Caochangdi Village in Beijing, was forcibly demolished. Since then, the life has entered a state of uncertainty. A film by Zhang Ruo.
Shanghai and Berlin have change a lot in the last three decades due to gentrification but even more with speculation. We are three professional architects and urban planners who all have been living in both cities and wonder what are the forces behind this.
About the filmmakers
- Fanny Hoffmann-Loss
- Annette Erpenstein
- Mickey Xu