Lao Liu
Dance across the 38 Parallel

In this series of work, Lao Liu documented the mass dance parade in North Korea. The images elucidates an aspect of North Korea through a series of synchronized dances, field image formation and military parades.

About the Artist
Lao Liu, whose real name is Tian Yibin, is interested to blur the lines between documentary and fine art photography. Based in Beijing for the last 15 years, Lao Liu believes that as an artist, it is important to be true to oneself in order to present an accurate documentation of people, situation and life at large.