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Claim: Photograph shows man falling from a skyscraper while occupants grasp at him through a window.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006]
Origins: If you think the above-displayed image of a man falling outside a skyscraper while
The distinctively-shaped building seen in the background places the setting of this photograph in downtown Beijing, and this image is in fact the work of photographic/performance artist
This particular image is from a 2003 Li Wei work entitled "Free Degree Over 29th Storey." A Theme Magazine profile of the artist described how the finished effect was accomplished:
Li Wei's body appears to float from a window on theLast updated: 22 January 2007
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