Annie Ling, from the series of 81 Bowery, 2011-02

Annie Ling, from the series of 81 Bowery, 2011-02

In A Floating Population, photographer Annie Ling uses her camera as an entry point to establish a deep connection with the people and spaces of Chinatown. Ling, who photographs for the New York Times, rejects the stereotypes and surface impressions that characterize so many images of the neighborhood. She spends time with those she photographs – immigrants and the elderly – both alone and with their families, photographing them with intimacy and complexity. MOCA will be presenting 3 bodies of her work: “81 Bowery” (selections of which were published in the New York Times), “Shut-Ins,” and “Tenements.”

Annie Ling, from the series of 81 Bowery, 2011-04

Annie Ling, from the series of 81 Bowery, 2011-04

Image credit: Annie Ling, excerpt from “81 Bowery.”

About the exhibition

Duration: December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Venue: The Museum of Chinese in America

Address: 215 Centre Street New York, NY 10013

Tel: (212) 619-4785

Courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Chinese in America, for further information please visit www.mocanyc.org.

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