All photos by Alessandro Zanoni. Used with permission.
A city has many faces, so there’s always something eye-catching or thought-provoking waiting to be uncovered by the discerning photographer. Shanghai, for example, is home to many fascinating subjects we’ve seen here so far — from architecture and street scenes, to documentary portraits and even abandoned symbols of childhood. This time, we take a look at the side of the city that perhaps has become an unlikely face of its present and impending future.