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

Exhibition – Alexia: Stories that Drive Change

"Dee Dee", 24, center, feels sick due to her pregnancy and is consoled by her baby’s father.  She successfully gave birth the next day to her fourth child. Dee Dee hasn't had a stable place to live with her children for over the last year. The majority of this time they stayed at her brother’s house on the couch and are now staying with the father a number of her children in his family’s home.

The most important issues of our time – the most important events in history – many of us can recall the photographs in our heads and the stories that they brought to life. Pictures can capture our hearts, make us … Continue reading