Extreme napping

It’s easier to relate to people than to countries.

Chinese show extreme napping
A German photographer has spent six years taking photographs of Chinese people sleeping in any position and situation.

“Dear Visitor,

I gotta warn you! Before you click through my large collection of photos, you should not forget, what you hear and read daily in the media of your home country about the booming China.

Photo Collection of sleeping in ChinaVery often with a strange kind of undertone which is supposed to frighten us, they talk about “The Sleeping Giant”. About “The Birth of the New Super Power” or “Awaken of the Red Dragon”.

The reality looks definitely more peaceful.

Since years I am fascinated by the country and the people. Whenever I linger through the boomtown Shanghai, I carry my snap shot camera with me. Because at every corner you can discover people that either are napping in the strangest positions and situations, or are even snoring, while sunk in a deep sleep. Noteworthy are the missing mattresses and pillows!

The calmness, the flexibility and the adaptability of the ones, who are jointly responsible for the revival of China, are fascinating me. I would be happy, if I can bring over some of these feelings to you.

Enjoy now a selection of my already over 600 photos large collection of SLEEPINGCHINESE.”