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Lu-Nan
"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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CHINA. Beijing. 1989. Zhang Xiaping, from Yunnan, is 27 years...
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CHINA. Beijing. 1989. Mental hospital.
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CHINA. Beijing. 1989. Mental Hospital Beijing. The Girl is 11...
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CHINA. Sichuan. 1990. Mental Hospital Sichuan. Xie Zhimei’s daughter...
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CHINA. Sichuan. 1990. In Xie Zhimei’s (r) family of four, his...
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CHINA. Guizhou. 1990. Mental Hospital Guizhou. Two brothers live...
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CHINA. Sichuan. 1990. Tao Shimao, 22 years old, was the only...
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CHINA. Guizhou. 1990. Due to lack of money, 46-year-old Lei Chunrong...
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CHINA. Guizhou. 1990. Mental Hospital Guizhou. The hospital has...
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CHINA. Shanxi. 1989. Miao Yujiu, age 33, has been afflicted for...
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CHINA. Heilongjiang. 1989. Mental Hospital Heilongjiang. Sufferers...
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CHINA. Guangxi. 1990. Mental Hospital Guangxi. This is a ward...
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CHINA. Guizhou. 1990. Zhang Runxian, age 23, has been afflicted...
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CHINA. Guizhou. 1990. Wang Mingcai, age 28, has been afflicted...
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CHINA. Sichuan. 1990. Vagrant Sufferer Sichuan.
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CHINA. Guizhou. 1990. Jia Wenying is 39 years old. Since her...
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CHINA. Sichuan. 1990. Wang Jianguo, age 40, has been afflicted...
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CHINA. Shanxi. 1990. 19-year-old Wang Pingzhe (l) supports a...
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CHINA. Tianjin. 1989. Mental Hospital Tianjin. Yang Jun, age...
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CHINA. Beijing. 1989. Mental Hospital Beijing.
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CHINA. Tianjing. 1989. Mental Hospital Tianjing. Han Min, age...
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CHINA. Heilongjiang. 1989. Mental Hospital Heilongjiang. A mental...
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