A girl sells antiques in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, VIETNAM.

Little Miss Languid  |  The Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam   2009.

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My  Shanghai Workshop  |  Located in a derelict 1925 mansion  |  2012.

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Flash On Magazine  |  A double-page feature in a Hong Kong arts magazine, focusing on my work in Shanghai  |  2013.

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Hongkou Tapestry  |  100 street photographs taken in the northern Shanghai district of Hongkou. Each picture measured 10cm x 10cm and mounted on archival board. The 130cm x 130cm tapestry installation was displayed for six months in Bund 30 Bar & Bistro l  2011. 

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Wonderland  |  A 45-second bracketed photograph of the Shanghai skyline at midnight, taken with a 17mm lens  |  2011.

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The A to Z of Hanoi  |  A commissioned feature on Hanoi, which I wrote and photographed in 2009.

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The Eternal Typewriter | The front cover of my book on typewriter restoration  |  2021.

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1974 Brother De Luxe | One of my restored typewriters  |  2021.

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379 Huimin Lu  |  The derelict 1920s mansion that was home to my workshop in Shanghai  |  2012.

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Spirit in the Sky  |  A long-exposure photograph of the Shanghai skyline, taken from The Bund   2013.

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Hong Kong Whispers  |  Acrylic  on canvas  |  55cm x 45 cm  |  2019.

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Commissioned Photography  |  In 2012 I was commissioned by Cathay Pacific Airways to photograph the Shanghai skyline for OneWorld advertising (the finished product seen here in Hong Kong airport departure lounge).

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Midnight in the Garden  |  The partially demolished ruins of a 1927 lane in Shanghai. Neon and LED lights from advertisements atop nearby high-rise office blocks illuminate the lane with striations of ruby and amber and emerald and sapphire. It is hauntingly beautiful and tragically ephemeral. A month later, the ruins have vanished without trace, replaced by a car park  |  2015.

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Home | A photograph mounted in a Shanghai Frame – returned to the remains of the lane from which both were taken  |  2015.

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The Lives Of Others  |  Residents of a 1925 shikumen lane – unique to Shanghai – two weeks before the residents were relocated and the lane demolished. Photographed with a 90mm tilt-shift lens | 2013.

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Vice Street  |  One of my Shanghai Frames series, photographed in the notorious, all-night lane, Zhapu Lu. In the beginning, I found it difficult to pronounce the street name in Chinese, so I called it ‘Vice Street’. Later, when the buildings were demolished, I rescued window frames from the rubble and mounted photographs of the street – prior to demolition – within the frames | 80cm x 35cm | 2015.

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An acrylic painting of Laura Zhou dreaming on yellow couch. Painted by David MacGregor Barlow.

Laura Dreams  |  Acrylic on primed hardboard  | 60cm x 45cm  |  2020.

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An Hour Before Sunrise in Hong Kong  |  Acrylic on primed hardboard  |  50cm x 40cm  |  2019.

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