China

Stamps from Japan and China

Stamp 13

Japan

This is just a taste of some loose stamps in my collection. I have many more mounted with hinges in albums and over time I’ll be working to unmount them and get them cleaned up and scanned.

For more on how these stamps were scanned and processed check out this post.

Stamp 19

Japan

Stamp 44

Japan

Stamp 38

Japan

Stamp 14

China

Stamp 28

China

Stamp 42

China

Stamp 82

Taiwan (Republic of China)

Commodity City

COMMODITY CITY from Jessica Kingdon on Vimeo.

Commodity City is an observational documentary exploring the daily lives of vendors who work in the largest wholesale consumer market in the world: the Yiwu Markets in China. The film explores moments of tension between commerce and individuality, between the goods for sale and the humans who sell them.

Incredible piece. A wormhole on another world. Zoom it out, full screen. Lots of great detail in these almost-still images.

[via Colossal]