Mark Parascandola is a Washington, D.C.-based photographer whose work examines the role of film and images in shaping collective perceptions of reality. His recent book, Once Upon a Time in Shanghai, sheds light on China’s rapidly expanding film industry and explores the tensions between truth and fiction, past and present.
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Mark Parascandola is a documentary fine-art photographer based in Washington, D.C. He was awarded Individual Artist Fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 2014 and 2018 and was a Finalist for the Sondheim Prize 2011 and for Critical Mass 2012, 2016, and 2019. He has two photobooks: "Once Upon a Time in Almería: The Legacy of Hollywood in Spain" and "Once Upon a Time in Shanghai."