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Documenting China’s Burgeoning Bra Industry

CHICAGO — There’s a 50 square mile area in China between Chendian Town, Chaonan and Gurao Town where most of the brassieres in the world are produced. It is with fascination and awareness of this global market that artist Priscilla Briggs embarked upon her photo series The Road to Shantou to tell a story of one aspect of China’s industrial revolution.