18.5cm x 26cm
Published in Beijing, 2020
Open Sesame is a magazine devoted to the weird and wonderful world of Taobao, a Chinese online shopping site. The theme of the second issue is All Alone, examining the solitude and hopefulness of internet shopping.
In this issue:
- Open Sesame relationship advice column: Taobao vendors who claim that they can take care of your mental well-being.
- Bunkbed curtains and sleeping desks: what college students in China buy to try and take up as little space as possible
- A post-apocalyptic fictional story about a Taobao delivery guy
- Plenty of sex dolls