حُوِیحُوِی Chinese Muslim
Islamic culture has had a long history base in China, dating back thousands of years. Its contribution to China’s development is seldom seen and has remained unrecognized by China’s ruling class. The Chinese Muslims have lived far away from the central powers of China in areas near to the borders, existing in the vast mountain ranges and sweeping countryside. This project focuses on documenting a Chinese Islamic community that exists today. The photographic series capture the everyday life of these Chinese Muslims, showcasing the struggle and current threats to their way of life. The photographs serve to raise awareness of this underrepresented issue and stimulate further recognition for this marginalized group.
Emily Dessi-Makin • Chrissy Le Roux • Alex Nightingale-Smith • Sonam Tobgyal • Qingyu Yang •