The last hutongs of Beijing

Hutongs are the traditional living quarters of Beijing, with a history of 800 years. We want to document the last hutongs, before they disappear forever.
Photography
$2,160USD
raised of $3,000 goal
72%
0 time left
This campaign started on May 22 and closed on June 28, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on June 28, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Email updates

    ou will receive email updates from each of the 8 hutong streets we are visiting, complete with the background story of the particular street, and a couple of low resolution photos depicting each hutong and its residents.

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  • $15USD
    E-book

    You will receive the email updates, and also the complete e-book to download, containing stories and high resolution photos from each of the 8 streets, plus the history of the hutongs in general. You will also get a "thank you" and your name as "sponsor" on our website.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

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  • $30USD
    Postcards

    You receive all of the above, plus five printed 4x6 inch postcards. You can select your postcards from a range of options we will send to you, they will be signed by us and the residents depicted on them. Postal fees included.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

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  • $55USD
    Book in print

    You will receive all of the above, plus the book that this project will render. Each of the 8 hutongs will be described with 3-5 pages, photo and text. you will get a "thank you" and your name as sponsor in the book. Postal fees included.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

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  • $100USD
    Calendar

    You will receive all of the above, plus a calendar for 2014 made of our hutong photos, and 5 additional bonus black & white postcards size 4x6 inches. Postal fees included.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

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  • $500USD
    Hutong dinner

    You will receive all of the above. And, if you live in or plan to go to Beijing during 2014, Hou Lei and Jojje will meet you up for a guided tour through some the hutongs in the book, and a home cooked meal in a real Beijing courtyard.

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