ACP on the Pingyao International Photography Festival
Australian Centre for Photography releases press release for the Pingyao international Photography Festival.
On 19 September, the Australian Centre for Photography opened exhibitions by three Australian photomedia artists at the Pingao International Photography festival.
The artists - Alexia Sinclair, Trent Parke and William Yang - each presented a distinctive body of work for this internationally acclaimed festival.
The festival has been held since 2001 in the ancient walled city of Pingyao in Shanxi province - the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back over 2,500 years. The festival has become one of the world's largest photo exhibitions and attracts a large and enthusiastic audience. This year's festival showcased more than 20,000 photography works by some 1,200 photographers from 46 countries and regions, including those from China. Among 150 various themed exhibitions, 38 were from overseas. The ACP exhibitions were shown alongside presentation by the Aperture Foundation, New York, The Art Academy, Moscow and Galeri Image, Aarhus, Denmark.