Midnight in Shanghai, the skyline looked as if lifted from an 80's science fiction film. Ferries caring passengers across the Huangpu river glowed in a halo of neon lights. The freeway overpasses bathe the streets below in bright violet. I flew into Pudong Airport late Saturday afternoon. The taxi crossed the Nappu bridge just as the sun was begin the set.
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel is housed in one of the historic building on the Bund. A tourist epicenter, with surging with foot traffic at all hours. The second and third floor are reserved for artist studios.