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Airplane made out of paper/ cardboard, a modernisation of joss paper, an afterlife monetary paper offering used in traditional Chinese ancestor veneration. Ancestor worship is a religious practice based on the belief that deceased family members have a continued existence, take an interest in the affairs of the world, and possess the ability to influence the fortune of the living. Shop selling joss paper and paper objects, China Town, Bangkok

Photographer:Valeska Gehrmann
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