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"It took Lu 15 years to complete his trilogy of photographs, three sets of a total of 225 pictures.
Art critic Li Xianting said that the trilogy, including the first set about patients at mental hospitals, the second set about the pilgrimage of Chinese Catholic devotees, and the third set about the life of Tibetan peasants, was a symbol of men's modern mentality, and represented Lu's hope for men's great mentality to be restored.
Lu Nan says it would be enough for him if his pictures were appreciated by five people in the next 25 years.

In 2009, Lu completed taking pictures of inmates at a Myanmar...

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BURMA. 2006. Two young women smoking marijuana.
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BURMA. 2006. Young woman and a man preparing to smoke narcotics....
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BURMA. 2006. Youngsters smoking marijuana.
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BURMA. 2006. A father shoots up heroin while his wife gives heroin...
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BURMA. 2006. Soldier with two heroin-using detainees, arrested...
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BURMA. 2006. Five narcotics users and dealers in a detention...
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BURMA. 2006. 31-year-old Gao Xiaoyu divorced her heroin-using...
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BURMA. 2006. Questioning.
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BURMA. 2006. Questioning.
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BURMA. 2006. Questioning.
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BURMA. 2006. Questioning.
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BURMA. 2006. Two trustees assemble prisoners for roll call.
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BURMA. 2006. Two prisoners suffer from heroin withdrawal.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners arguing.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoner walking and dog.
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BURMA. 2006. Three prisoners in yard.
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BURMA. 2006. Two prisoners and dog.
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BURMA. 2006. Long-term prisoner with newcomer.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners catching water. The prison is short on...
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners catching and washing in rainwater.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoner showering.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoner drying bedding in the sun.
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BURMA. 2006. Bedding spread in sunlight and dog.
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BURMA. 2006. Young woman suffering from mental illness due to...
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BURMA. 2006. Two women outside a cell.
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BURMA. 2006. One-and-a-half-year-old daughter serves sentence...
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BURMA. 2006. The breast-feeding mother is 46-year-old Gao Xiaohuai,...
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BURMA. 2006. Woman prisoner showering.
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BURMA. 2006. Three prisoners picking sand from rice.
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BURMA. 2006. Male prisoner carrying water for the cafeteria.
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BURMA. 2006. Guards with prisoners digging sand.
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BURMA. 2006. Two prisoners argue while digging sand.
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BURMA. 2006. Guard and prisoner resting.
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BURMA. 2006. Two prisoners digging roadside ditch.
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BURMA. 2006. Guard with prisoner in canebrake pulling weeds.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners taking rest break.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners in rain.
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners return to reformatory after work.
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BURMA. 2006. A prison guard begins his shift.
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BURMA. 2006. A daughter visits her father in prison.
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BURMA. 2006. A visiting daughter begs for her father's fetters...
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoner watches loved ones leave after visit.
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BURMA. 2006. Mother and son watch father return to cellblock....
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BURMA. 2006. Outside the cellblock for male prisoners.
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BURMA. 2006. Six prisoners in a cell. Two play cards.
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BURMA. 2006. Two prisoners cook a meal. Prison food is of poor...
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BURMA. 2006. Prisoners eat a meal.
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BURMA. 2006. Long-term prisoner hunkers in doorway.
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