On the occasion of his new photographic work Still Lakes, the photographer Liu Ke shares his experience over three years of travelling to and fro the Three Gorges Dam, recording the pain of having lost valuable things next to oneself, and the process of how displaced peoples can rebuild their perplexity.
Liu Ke, a photographer who is currently based in Chengdu. His works have been exhibited numerous times in the Mainland and Japan. In 2019, Liu Ke and Huang Huang’s Mirror won the 11th Three Shadows Photography Prize. In 2020, Liu Ke was shortlisted for the Foam Paul Huf Award.
In 2009, Mark Pearson founded Zen Foto gallery in Japan, aimed at promoting Japanese and Chinese photography. For 10 years now, Zen Foto has presented exhibitions by nearly a hundred photographers and has published over 130 photography books. Currently he is based in Hong Kong and frequently travel between Hong Kong, Japan, and Europe.