December 28, 2019 to October 30, 2020 

A 50 year Retrospective: Migration, Yuezhong Museum of Historical Images

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Permanent Collections

The Museum for Photography, San Diego, California

The Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Johnson County Community College, Johnson County, Kansas

Sprint Corporation, Olathe, Kansas

Emprise Bank, Wichita, Kansas

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Hometown Perry Foundation, Perry, Iowa

The Houston Museum of Art, Houston, Texas

The Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas

The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Oregon

Mount Holyoke Art Museum, Boston, Massachusetts

The Hong Kong Sha Tin Cultural Museum, Sha Tin, Hong Kong

The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

The Yuezhong Museum of Historical Images, Shenzhen, China

News and Media 

The Eye of Photography : Pok Chi Lau's Chinese Diaspora 

"In 2005 when I first met Pok Chi Lau, we were both taking part in the first Lianzhou Photo Festival. The following year he came to Shanghai bringing with him a group of students from Kansas University, where he used to teach. We had a very interesting long exchange on documentary photography, with his students joining in, and Pok Chi kindly offered me his book, Dreams of the Golden Mountain. I was impressed by his personal story to the point that I ended up curating an exhibition of his series “Red Walls”, which was one of his most creative and..."

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He Couldn’t Tell They Were Chinese: Dying Chinatown of Havana, Cuba, Documented in US-based Photographer’s Exhibition

"The first Chinese arrived in Cuba in the 1850s, but finding their mixed-race descendants on the streets of Havana today wasn’t easy for Lau Pok-Chi. Among the subjects of the Hong Kong-born photographer’s exhibition in Shenzhen is a 90-year-old woman believed to be the last Cuban diva of Chinese opera."

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