10 Chinese Photographers To Watch in 2019

“I make art based on my feelings growing up as a girl in China, and on how I feel as a woman in today’s world”

Pixy Liao, artist and winner of the Jimei x Arles - Madame Figaro Women Photographers Award

“I am a fan of exhibitions that feel not so pretentious and can be understood by both the common visitor and the photography elite”

Ruben Lundgren, curator and photographer

“The spectator should be the one to gain rights, not the artist”

Lei Lei, artist and winner of the Jimei x Arles Discovery Award

“There are new forms and models coming out of Chinese cultural institutions”

Interview of Nicole Ching and Leigh Tanner, co-founders of Museum 2050

“In China, things have to be in balance visually”

Céline Lamée, graphic designer and director of Lava Beijing

“We created Three Shadows in 2007 with the hope to break the current status of photography”

RongRong, photographer and founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre

“I’ve never positioned myself as a female photographer per se”

Guo Yingguang, photographer & winner of the first Jimei x Arles - Madame Figaro Women Photographers Award

"An artwork must be provocative"

Interview of Liu Wei, artist

"The art market mirrors China's economic status"

Interview of Bao Yifeng, co-founder of JingArt and Art021 art fairs

Feng Li, photographer

Proust Questionnaire

Bao Yifeng, co-founder of JingArt and Art021 art fairs

Proust Questionnaire

"Each of my photos is an independent story"

Interview of Feng Li, photographer and laureate of the 2017 Jimei x Arles Discovery Award

Photo portfolio "A nous la mode"

Images from the exhibition commented on by the artists

"That is what fascinates me about New York City"

Interview of Spencer Sweeney, artist

Spencer Sweeney, artist

Proust Questionnaire

I COULD NEVER BE A DANCER, duo of choreographers

Proust Questionnaire

"Our relationship to dance is not obvious"

Interview of I COULD NEVER BE A DANCER, duo of choreographers

"My existence is as artist – human – woman"

Interview of Xing Danwen, artist

Xing Danwen, artist

Proust Questionnaire

10 Contemporary Chinese Photographers You Should Know

"I wanted to have a closer connection with people through fashion"

Interview of Sun Dawei, fashion designer

Sun Dawei, fashion designer

Proust Questionnaire