Ian Teh

Ian Teh has been photographing China for more than 15 years. His photography expresses his concern for social, environmental and political. Amongst selected works, his series, “The Vanishing: Altered Landscapes and Displaced Lives” (1999-2003), records the devastating impact of the Three Gorges Dam on China’s Yangtze River Valley. In later works, such as “Dark Clouds” (2006-2008), “Tainted Landscapes” (2007-2008) and “Traces” (2009-), Teh explores the darker consequences of China’s booming economy. His work is part of the permanent collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Hood Museum in the U.S.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Ian Teh

Traces: Navigating the Frontline of Climate Change

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

One in five people in the world get their water from great Asian rivers linked to the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in northwestern China. Here beneath a gently undulating landscape, spring the headwaters of the Yellow River, which sweep three thousands miles across China on their way to the sea. When they make it.

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