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Ren Tianhang，Harbin Institute of Technology 2013，Destination: Britain
In Tianhang’s opinion, London in 19th century was a contradictory city just as contemporary China and it reflected great culture and prosperity. However in the shadows of such metropolis, there is another group of people lived with poverty and disease. Artworks in that period always inspire Tianhang to think about the dystopia of a fast-developing city under the industrial revolution which is similar to contemporary Chinese cities. Through this travel, he hopes to have a clearer view of contemporary Chinese cities’ dilemma and to find a possible solution. London is somewhere invaluable to explore, though its previous glory has faded away.