Patrick Zachmann has been a freelance photographer since 1976 and member of Magnum Photos since 1990. His photo essay for Granta 29, ‘The Walled City of Hong Kong’, formed part of a six year investigation into the Chinese diaspora, which culminated in the publication of W. or the Eye of a Long-Nose.
‘The greatest problem with the recent enthusiasm for tree-planting is disease. Large-scale projects mean large-scale movement of tree stock, which in turn has helped spread a number of highly contagious arboreal pathogens.’
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