Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Ian has published three monographs, Undercurrents (2008), Traces (2011) and Confluence (2014). His work is part of the permanent collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and the Hood Museum in the USA. Selected solo shows include the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York in 2004, Flowers in London in 2011 and the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam in 2012.
He has received several honours, including a grant from the Pulitzer Centre in 2018 and the Emergency Fund from the Magnum Foundation in 2011. In 2013 he was elected by the Open Society Foundations to exhibit in New York at the Moving Walls Exhibition. Ian has worked for international publications such as The New Yorker, Time, Bloomberg Markets, Geo Magazine, to name a few.
Scenes behind China's coal industry, the roots of its economic engine. Part of a series that was published as a book in my first book, Undercurrents.