Photographing the Three Gorges: Zeng Nian Snaps the World’s Largest Hydraulic Dam

Why We Recommend it

France-based Chinese photographer Zeng Nian snaps historic events, in this exhibit zooming in on the construction of the Three Gorges Dam.


Nian’s Three Gorges series tracks the construction of huge hydraulic dam in Hubei, China – an event that dispossessed millions of their homes.

Witnessing the historic transformation of the area through his camera lens, Nian captures harrowing scenes of the mutating landscape and people affected in wide-angle, panoramic 6:17 format.

His works have been featured in leading publications worldwide, including Paris Match, National Geographic, and New York Times Magazine.


When: 20 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017 Where: La Galerie Paris 1839 – 74 Hollywood Rd – Central