Welsey Law Shows the Lives of East Asians in London

Maggie waits in the car while Sang rounds up everyone to proceed to his parent's flat in Peckham for the tea ceremony. The homes in the background are part of the Develo Mingh district in Barking, just east of London. Maggie and Sang purchased their Barking home four months before the wedding and have been living there since. Maggie works as a waitress in a Chinese restaurant in the Docklands and Sang works as a mechanical engineer. Wesley Law/Alexia Foundation

Wesley Law’s 1999 Student Runner-Up project, “East Asians in London,” intimately explores the lives of East Asian Immigrants in London. These photographs reveal the integration that occurs and the challenges they face Wesley shows us how this immigrant population maintains … Continue reading

Interview with Michel Fortier on Photojournalism, Photo Editing and How His Work in Vietnam Changed Him


Michel Fortier received the Alexia Student Runner-Up Grant in 1996. A student at Western Kentucky University, Michel used the funding to travel to Vietnam, where he powerfully and beautifully documented the life of a homeless orphan named Duong. A tiny … Continue reading