Wonderland China

A very remarkable project by photographer Catherine Hyland, who explored an abandoned theme park at the urban fringe of Beijing. The original plan, to build a theme park bigger and more crowded than Disneyland, turned out to be a fantasy in itself. When the investors couldn’t come to an arrangement of land ownership with the local farmers, the plans were canceled and the construction site abandoned. Slowly, local residents of the village reoccupy these bizarre grounds. Read more at Atlantic City.