Lu Guang lives with his wife, Xu Xiaoli, and their son, Michael, in New York, where they are permanent United States residents. Xu Xiaoli has attempted mixed times to learn about her husband’s standing and his health from a Chinese authorities, job officials both in Xianjing and in Lu Guang’s hometown province, Zhejiang. The Chinese authorities have not responded to her.
Lu Guang is a deeply endangered citizen. He works roughly only in China, for both linguistic and informative reasons. His photographs have decorated some of a harsher sides of life in China — AIDS, environmental destruction, wickedness and poverty.