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About Anthony Fildes and Xu Mingcan

English photographer Anthony Fildes was born in 1955 in Manchester, United Kingdom. He began his career at the age of seventeen working for fashion photographer Leslie Gunn, assisting on assignments around the world. He continued his career for another 10 years before deciding to set up his own studio and take on commissions. In the following 28 years, he has worked for a variety of national and international corporate clients.


China in the Abstract is his first project outside of his commercial work. Having visited The People's Republic of China he was deeply inspired to create a series of pictures that looked at the landscapes culture and people of this great country in a unique and abstract way.

Xu Mingcan is originates from Urumqi in The People's Republic of China. She studied Economics at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom where she attained a Master's Degree. She is an art enthusiast and has been involved in the project from the beginning, often accompanying Anthony Fildes on his journey across China. She is constantly developing new relationships with art buyers and galleries across the world.