2018 Jimei x Arles Discovery Award winner announced!
Every year, ten talents of Chinese photography are selected by five curators. The winner of the Jimei x Arles Discovery Award is awarded a 200,000 RMB prize and an exhibition in the following year’s edition of Rencontres d’Arles.
The 2018 nominees: Coca Dai (1976), Hu Wei (1989), Lei Lei (1985), Pixy Liao (1979), Lau Wai (1982), Shao Ruilu (1993), Shen Wei (1977), Su Jiehao (1988), Wong Wingsang (1990), Yang Wenbin (1996). They were selected by curators Dong Bingfeng, Li Jie, Chelsea Qianxi Liu, Holly Roussell and Wang Yan.
Winners of the past editions include Feng Li (2017), Liu Silin (2016) and Zhu Lanqing (2015).
2018 jury members: David Chau (director of CC Foundation, founder of 021 / Jing Art and collector), Gu Zheng (art historian and critic), Inri (photographer and founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre), Sam Stourdzé (director of Rencontres d'Arles and co-founder of Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival), Philip Tinari (director of UCCA).
The ceremony will be live-streamed by Zai Art.