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The body of an Egyptian sphinx has been seamlessly combined with the head of a Chinese dragon. Merging two powerful emblems – different symbolic traits: will the powerful dragon answer the sphinx’ riddle? The image we are looking at is in fact a snapshot of an HSBC advertisement David Jablonowski took at a Gatwick Airport walkway. ‘New trade routes will reshape world economies’ is its …

The body of an Egyptian sphinx has been seamlessly combined with the head of a Chinese dragon. Merging two powerful emblems – different symbolic traits: will the powerful dragon answer the sphinx’ riddle? The image we are looking at is in fact a snapshot of an HSBC advertisement David Jablonowski took at a Gatwick Airport walkway. ‘New trade routes will reshape world economies’ is its accompanying slogan, hinting towards a future perspective, where those routes might be both physical and digital, trading objects and data. In this context however, the image functions as a metaphor for – and …

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