Tekst by Raphaële Bertho, photography historian.
"The new Totems series by Alain Delorme plunges us into the core of
contemporary China and its complexity. Under the blue sky of a highly
colored Shanghai, men carry throughout the city unbelievable piles.
These precarious columns made of cardboard or chairs appear as new
totems of a society in complete transformation, both a factory for the
world and a new El Dorado of the market economy..."