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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (8 of 12)

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.

‘The ambiguity between truth and fiction’

Mark Parascandola

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."