The Chinese Photobook Past Event


Sat 27 May 8:00pm - 9:00pm


Free, no booking required



Hear from internationally renowned curators and writers Yining He and Ruben Lundgren (co-authors of ‘China Imagined’, 2020) for an insightful discussion on the contemporary photobook. This talk coincides with two exhibitions at CCP focused on Chinese contemporary photography and photomedia, and the changing face of photography in the two decades. A range of curated Chinese photobooks from a host of major publishers will also be on display in the CCP bookshop for purchase.

Presented by Centre for Contemporary Photography and Photography Studies College (Melbourne)
Through exhibitions, education and publishing, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) places contemporary Australian photography and video in conversation with significant historical and international practice, expanding the context for current Australian lens-based arts.

Yining He Speaker

Yining He is a Chinese curator and researcher in photographic and visual arts based in the UK and China. In curatorial practices, she specialises in uncovering contemporary visual arts practices and weaving them within a dual vision of politics and visual culture. She has curated more than 40 theme exhibitions for museums, art institutions, and photography
festivals across Eurasia.

Ruben Lundgren Speaker

Beijing based photographer and curator Ruben Lundgren graduated from the University of the Arts Utrecht in 2005 and moved to China where he finished his masters degree in photography at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He now works as a photojournalist for Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant and as an independent curator of Chinese photography.

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