AN International PLATFORM FOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN ASIA

 

Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival was created in 2015 in Xiamen by Sam Stourdzé, the director of Rencontres d’Arles, and Chinese photographer RongRong, founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre (Beijing and Xiamen). 

The festival features international artists selected from Rencontres d’Arles alongside Chinese and Asian photography talents, and has attracted more than 160,000 visitors since its inception.

 
  (From left) Victoria Jonathan (General manager of 2017 Jimei x Arles), Bérénice Angremy (Director of 2017 Jimei x Arles), Sam Stourdzé (Director of Rencontres d'Arles), French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, RongRong (founder of Three Shadows and Jimei x Arles) & inri (founder of Three Shadows and Jimei x Arles) at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) on 9 January, 2018

(From left) Victoria Jonathan (General manager of 2017 Jimei x Arles), Bérénice Angremy (Director of 2017 Jimei x Arles), Sam Stourdzé (Director of Rencontres d'Arles), French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, RongRong (founder of Three Shadows and Jimei x Arles) & inri (founder of Three Shadows and Jimei x Arles) at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) on 9 January, 2018

« Instead of conquering the world with intelligence individually, we will be stronger if we know how to do it together (…), by multiplying cultural projects such as the Rencontres d’Arles in Xiamen »

FRench president emmanuel macron in his declaration to the press with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during his State visit to China in January 2018

 

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