Yan Wang Preston ‘With Love’



Messums London presentED the first solo exhibition by British-Chinese photographer, Yan Wang Preston in London with three major bodies of work Mother River, Forest, With Love. From an Invader. and part of the most recent series autumn, winter, spring and summer.

Curated by Johnny Messum & Zelda Cheatle, the exhibition introduces the epic journey that was Mother River. A breakthrough body of work in Preston’s practice that excavates her relationship with landscape and its undercurrents from representation. Identity, colonial history, migration and most recently, the closest link, the body.



Yan Wang Preston

[ 1976
- Present ]
Recognised for her expert ability to excavate the humanity at the heart of landscapes, Yan Wang Preston (b. 1976, Henan Province, China) has created numerous acclaimed series which explore the mercurial relationship between people and place.

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