HKFP Lens: Larung Gar before the demolitions – Marco Grassi’s shots of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist institution

In 2015, Italian photographer Marco Grassi traveled more than 18 hours by bus to Larung Gar, a remote town in China’s Sichuan province, and home to the largest Tibetan Buddhist institute in the world. Grassi photographed the closely stacked red buildings in the valley before the Chinese government ordered a series of demolitions at the […]