Shanghai Sacred will be exhibited at the 17th edition of China's first and largest Photo festival in the ancient city of Pingyao. Sep 2017
The University of Birmingham was the first university to est. a women’s halls of residence in the UK. To capture the stories of inspiring women throughout the history of the university I took over the campus both online and offline with performances, projections and an exhibition.
It was an honour to photograph Fan Bing Bing for the cover of TIME magazine. Fan is the worlds fourth best paid actress and probably the most famous female face in China today. The cover was part of a larger story about China’s relationship with Hollywood, which took me to the world’s largest film studio and a meeting with Jackie Chan. See full article here.
With their parents drawn to the cities in search of employment, 61m Chinese children have been left behind. I travelled with writer Alec Ash to a remote village in the mountains of Guizhou to meet some of the victims of rapid development. See full article and series of images here.
OCAT museum are exhibiting my commissioned series exploring how Chinese youth are weaving together tradition and contemporary life in Xi’an. The ancient capital city of China has a rich culture of music and is proud of being the birthplace of Chinese rock.
I am excited to collaborate with Flamingo Shanghai's FL:EX Gallery in launching my latest interactive exhibition and workshop on September 7. In ‘Shanghai Shrines’, photographs provide the departure point for an exploration of all kinds of shrines, both literal and metaphorical, sacred and profane. What do our altars, idols and talismans tell us about beliefs and values in contemporary Shanghai?