Artist Talk by Liu Yajing

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Yajing LIU is a photographer and a PhD candidate at the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Her photographs have been awarded, published and screened in many awards, magazines, solo and group exhibitions internationally. To name a few, Donggang International Photo Festival, Pingyao International Photo Festival, 25th National Photographic Art Exhibition in China, Humanity Photo Performance Awards in the UNESCO Humanity Photo Award 2013, FOTOFILMIC 2017 Summer Winner.

Since 2007, Yajing has been documenting disappearing and heritage-listed seaweed houses in Shandong province China. She has visited more than 100 villages, photographed and investigated details of seaweed houses, including residential life, architecture, oral history, and culture traditions. In this talk, Yajing will speak on her long-term seaweed house projects, from her documentary works to her artistic hand colored images.

Date : 30th September 2017 @2pm
Venue : Loke Wan Tho Gallery

刘雅菁,新加坡南洋理工大学艺术设计与媒体学院在读博士。其摄影作品多次参与国际摄影节、联展、及在各类摄影比赛中获奖。其代表作海草房系列被多家媒体和杂志报道或转载。主要展览及比赛包括韩国东江摄影节,中国平遥摄影节,中国第25届全国摄影艺术节,联合国教科文组织2013年人类贡献奖年赛,2017年FOTOFILMIC摄影展等。

自2007年以来,刘雅菁一直跟踪拍摄在中国山东地区即将消失的物质文化遗产海草房。到目前为止,她走访了100多个村落,拍摄和调查有关海草房的细节,例如居民的生活状态,建筑,口述历史和文化传统。此次讲座中,刘雅菁将讲述海草房的项目,从她的纪实的作品到手工上色作品。

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