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Sunday Spectacle XXXV

Dickensian China
Photograph Exhibit by Lu Guang

Photo artist Lu Guang won the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for his documentary project “Pollution in China.” His disturbing series chronicles the pollution and health issues affecting China's citizens. Visit his official site Fengniao (Chinese only) or check out all the photographs at ChinaHush. If interested, you may also want to check out this NetEase interview with the artist... There are a lot of horrible pollution and health issues in poor countries like India, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Haiti, etc, but I don't think the world has seen anything like what is happening in China since the Industrial Revolution. If China ever becomes dominant and wealthy, the future Chinese generations better remember all those who suffered...

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