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Portraits In a Chinese Studio, photographs by Grace Lau

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In the Summer of 2005, photographer Grace Lau set up a portrait studio on Hastings seafront. The studio was on a busy route, a few doors away from the Iceland store and the former Borough Parking Office. Over six weeks, she made 400 photographs; everyone who posed received a free digital print. She called her project '21st Century Types' and the photographs speak volumes about the way we see ourselves and the way we are seen.

These rich, many layeres opulent portraits, made in a community centre on a scruffy seafront, by a Chinese-born feminist photographer, more used to portraying the fetish underworld than families with ice creams, are a momument to place, race, people and the passing of time. Acting the part of the stern Chinese studio portraitist, she created a raucous theatre of photography.

Available as a special limited edition of 10.

Signed copy of the book in a presentation case with two signed 10x10 inch prints. £200

First Published 2019 by Parakeet Books

Copyright Grace Lau Texts. Copyright the authors

Edited by Val Williams

Designed by Dean Pavitt

ISBN: 978-1-5272-2793-4

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