August 23, 2021

Uighur 1984 Travelogue

In 1984, Jenny White was traveling with friends in China when she heard East Turkestan had just opened to foreign visitors. She immediately took a two-day bus ride to Xinjiang and spent three unforgettable weeks there – taking rare photographs of this beautiful, bustling and isolated region of Uyghur Muslims in China. Download photos

Nearly 40 years later and with the tragic cultural erasure in Xinjiang, Ms. White takes us on a cultural homecoming with her photos that are now a testament to a bygone time in China. Video of her travelogue: