jimei x arles 2018: events

university lectures

From November 19 to 21, artists and curators from the 2018 edition of Jimei x Arles will meet with students from local universities in Xiamen and Quanzhou.


opening weekend

From November 23 to November 25, the Opening Weekend of 2018 Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival will offer photography lovers a range of events and activities: exhibition tours guided by artists and curators, book signings, talks, PhotoFolio reviews by 15 experts, performances, parties and award ceremonies!


photofolio reviews

On November 24-25, young photographers will have the rare opportunity to meet one-on-one with high-caliber experts in the field of photography: Dong Bingfeng, Sébastien Dupuy, Matthieu Gafsou, Gu Zheng, He Yining, Koo Bohnchang, Li Jie, Liu Jie, Christophe Loiseau, Ruben Lundgren, Timothy Prus, RongRong, Holly Roussell, Seok Jae-hyun, Wang Yan.

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photo workshops

The Opening Weekend will also be the kick-off to our Photo Workshops. Until December 30, twelve well-known photographers from China and Europe will share their knowledge and expertise: Feng Yan, Zeng Huang (artist featured in Jimei x Arles 2018 as part of the Local Action exhibition Turning Point - Fujian Photographers from the 1980s), Christophe Loiseau (Rencontres d’Arles 2018 exhibition Right to the Image), Shen Wei (nominee for the 2018 Jimei x Arles Discovery Award), Matthieu Gafsou (Rencontres d’Arles 2018 exhibition H+), Feng Li (winner of the 2017 Jimei x Arles Discovery Award and artist featured in Jimei x Arles 2018 with White Night in Arles), Guo Yingguang (winner of the 2017 Jimei x Arles - Madame Figaro China Women Photographers Award), Xiao Ribao, Tseng Miin-Shyong, Zhu Lanqing (winner of the 2015 Jimei x Arles Discovery Award), Zhang Haibin and Hai Jie.

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