Academic Activities

Announcement of Academic Activities of the 14th China Pingyao International Photography Exhibition
Added time: September 11, 2014 Visits:

“September Open Class” “Phantom Night” “Expert Meeting”

“On-site explanation” “Dialogue with the crowd”

The 2014 China Pingyao International Photography Exhibition will strengthen the communication between curators and photographers through the purpose of “dialogue and exchange”; strengthen the dialogue between photographers and audiences;
strengthen the communication and cooperation between photography festivals and photography institutions, so that photography Academics benefit more groups, accommodate richer and more diverse image languages, and allow photography
to collide and interact in this tolerant environment.

1. Open Classroom in September

“September Open Class”, to strengthen the communication and dialogue between domestic and foreign photography schools, move the rich and colorful photography teaching classrooms to Pingyao, and encourage more new photographers to
pay attention to nature, society, and soul, and create more and better creations s work. Different teachers, different teaching environments, and a rich audience group together
create this international platform for mutual exchange and mutual learning. “September Open Class”, 2014PIP will present lectures by experts from many famous schools at home and abroad. The lecture will be held in the
C3 lecture hall of the diesel engine factory exhibition area.

Famous domestic and foreign masters who participated in the lecture:

·Professor of Parsons School of Design and Art, New York:
James Ramer, Professor James Ramer, Parsons The New School for Design

Professor Sian Bonnell, Falmouth University, Department of Photography, Holmes University, UK

Professor Glenna Jennings, The University of Dayton

Reputed Peruvian Photographer Cecilia Paredes : Cecilia Paredes

Professor Hou Jun: Communication University of Arts

Professor of Nanjing University of Arts: Zhong Jianming Professor Zhong Jianming: Nanjing University of Arts

Time schedule:

September Open Class 1 : September 19 (Friday)

14:00-16:00 Understanding handmade images An Introduction of Hand-made Prints
Speaker: Professor Zhong Jianming, Nanjing University of the Arts (Professor Zhong Jianming)

16:10-18:10 Beyond the Camera
Speaker: Professor Sian Bonnell, Falmouth University, UK

September Open Class 2: September 20 (Saturday)

14:00-16:00 Photography Seen Presentation by Photography Seen
: Professor James Ramer, Parsons School of Design and Art, USA

16:10-18:10 Background Stories
Speaker: Peruvian photographer Cecilia Paredes (Peruvian)

September Open Class 3: September 21 (Sunday)

Freedom in Viewing- Freedom in Reading – Diversities and Possibilities in Image Reading
Speaker: Professor Prpfessor Hou Jun, Communication University of China (Prpfessor Hou Jun)

September Open Class 4: September 21 (Sunday)

14:00-16:00 Looking at Looking: Strategies for Portraiture and Pedagogy
Speaker: Professor Glenna Jennings, University of Dayton, Ohio, USA

2. Phantom Night Slide Show

Time: September 19 (Friday) 19:30-21:00

Screening theme: Screening of works by
students from Parsons College of the Arts and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and explaining Students from Parsons The New School for Design and Nangyang Technology, Singapore

Time: September 20 (Saturday) 19:30-20:30

Screening themes: Cecilia
Paredes, John B. Turner, Alex Syndikas Appreciation of Cecilia Paredes, John B Turner, Alex Syndikas

Time: September 21 (Sunday) 20:00-21:30

Screening theme: “Wuji New Emerging Night” slide show The Night of Emerging Photographers

Time: September 22 (Monday) 19:00-22:00

Location: Diesel Engine Factory C3

3. Expert Meeting Portfolio Reviews

During the current China Pingyao International Photography Festival, we will continue to hold “imaging experts will meet” campaign for domestic and foreign curators and photographers to build exchanges
platform, then help them establish long-term links, allowing photographers the opportunity to His name and works are included in the roster of these curators. For details, please refer to the official website “Experts
Meeting Announcement”