Photography enthusiasts, listen up! This Saturday, a special one-day street photography event put together by the one and only Sue Anne Tay of Shanghai Street Stories is happening at the Dutch Design Workspace — and she promises it will be “absolutely fantastic”.
Here’s what’s happening, according to the press release:
Two great cities joined by their streets
This unique event will bring together the best of street photography from Shanghai and The Hague and will be held in both cities as part of a cross-cultural exchange of shared perspectives behind the lens.
The organizers, Dutch design firm Five Spices and ShanghaiStreetStories.com blogger Sue Anne Tay, have invited three other Shanghai-based photographers and the Urban Photo Collective in Holland as participants of a street photography exchange.
Dialogue with photographer Lu Yuanmin (陆元敏）
Dutch photographer Robert van der Hilst (b. 1940) will introduce the event via video. And we will be joined by one of Shanghai’s most respected photographers Lu Yuanmin who will share his thoughts on street photography in China. Lu Yuanmin (b. 1950) has long been depicting Shanghai’s urbanites in his trademark dreamy yet arresting photography and is widely exhibited all over the world, The interview will be in English and Chinese.
The street photography showcase
Shanghai and The Hague’s most popular street photographers will showcase their photography work through video, following an exchange of perspectives on how street photography best reflects the cities they live in.
Photographers from Shanghai are:
Sue Anne Tay – Photographer and author of the popular blog ShanghaiStreetStories.com
Tui – Street photographer and a major contributor to the street photography collective Zaijietou.com
Tan Tien Yun – Street photographer with a unique perspective on “rural” Shanghai
And collective works by photographers of the Urban Photo Collective of Netherlands.
What: “The living streets of Shanghai and The Hague”
When: September 10 (Sat), 2-5PM
Where: Dutch Design Workspace, Shaanxi Lu 600, Jingan district, Shanghai
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