The annual Lianzhou photo festival will be taking place this year from 22nd November until 22nd December 2014. Now in its 10th year, the annual exhibition features Chinese contemporary photographers and international artists.
Shanghai Express is a street style photography blog run by Roy Zhang. Roy captures people who wear their own style well, not necessarily what is ‘on trend’ He says ‘I don’t like taking pictures of people who dress to the nines just to stand out, but rather people who have their own special quirks and characteristics’. You can read an guide on how to take great street snaps by reading this Time Out article or visit his website here.
Beijinger Zhe Chen has only been taking photographs for a small number of years, but already she has been exhibited internationally. Her work explores self inflicted activities and abuse on the human body (viewer discretion advised).
Ren Hang is an 80’s generation Chinese photographer from Changchun in Jilin Province who currently lives in Beijing. His provocative photos have seen him relatively unpublished in China, but has won awards and exhibits overseas.
Muge is a Chinese photographer from Chongqing who graduated in 2006 with a degree in Broadcasting. Since then he has exhibited his photos across the world and won a series of awards. His most famous series is called ‘Going Home’ which documents the upheaval caused by the Three Gorges Dam.
anothermountainman is a Hong Kong based photographer who worked on Lanwei, a photo essay about the real estate craze in China and Asia, mirroring the double digit growth seen in the economy.
If a situation involves more than one person, the possibility of lan wei — rotten end — will arise.
Song Chao is a young photographer who only picked up a camera a few years ago, but has already been exhibited across the world. He is best known for his Miners work, shown below & much more on his website.