CNN Report on Chinatown Tenement Eviction

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We’ve been following the story of the resilient former residents of 81 Bowery every since we found out about their eviction by the city from one of the most established and thriving group housing units in New York City. Our friend Annie Ling has been photographing the residents of this tenement for the past two […]


Ousted by the City, Tenants Seek a Home – Photos by Annie Ling

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Photographer Annie Ling returns to the 81 Bowery Street community she photographed so beautifully two years ago to document their unexpected eviction.  The scope of these portraits gives viewers the chance to both witness and contemplate the fragility of immigrant life in New York City. Photos appeared in the New York Times March 16, 2013.


Brooklyn Heights Boarding House – Photos by Scott Rudd

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We met Scott Rudd during the MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight series in February.  We got to talking about small domestic spaces in New York City and he shared with us a photo series that he’s been working on for quite some time about a boarding house in Brooklyn Heights.  As it turns out, he also knows […]


A Bed and a Key at 81 Bowery – Photos by Annie Ling

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Coming across Annie Ling’s exquisite images of the residents of 81 Bowery Street in the New York Times, we discovered our shared interests as artists committed to interpreting the urban experience. Our mutual interest in photographing domestic life in Chinatown in particular will lead to future shared exhibitions at the Museum of the Chinese in […]