Seeing, Observing, Thinking: A talk by Chinese Photographer Chen Ronghui
Chinese photographer Chen Ronghui will share his personal experience intertwined with China's rapid urbanization. He has photographed the pollution from China's petrochemical industry, the rise of China's theme parks, and the shrinking of China's cities. He will also share new works he has created while a graduate student at the Yale School of Art.
Chen Ronghui is a Chinese photographer currently based in Shanghai and New Haven. He has worked as a journalist and photographer in China for many years. His work focuses on different dimensions of China’s urbanization and industrialisation. He has published two photobooks, Freezing Land, and Land of Ambitions, and exhibited both in China and internationally. He has won a number of awards including the World Press Photo; BarTur Photo Award; The W.Eugene Smith Grant for students；Three Shadows Photography Award & AlPA special prize and Hou Dengke Documentary Photography Award.
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