Translation: 2019 the 11th Three Shadows Photography Award Exhibition

6 April - 19 May 2019

Opening and Winners Announcement: 16:00, April 6th, 2019

International Jury Talk Series: 11:00-15:30, April 7th, 2019

Duration: April 6 - May 19, 2019   (10:00-18:00 Closed on Mondays)


Art Directors: RongRong&inri

Project Executive: Yan Qi


Organizer:Three Shadows Photography Art Centre

Friendly Supporter:Chengdu Contemporary Image Museum

Supporters:Zhejiang Photography Publishing,

Pro Helvetia Shanghai, Swiss Arts Council,

Japan Foundation Beijing.


Special Thanks:

Embassy of Switzerland in China, Embassy of Japan in China, 

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in China.



■  Jury Team (Alphabetically):


  • Hai Jie, Independent curator, Critic, China

  • Kimi HimenoDiretor and chief editor of Akaaka Art Publishing. Inc. Japan

  • Marcel FeilDeputy Director of Foam Fotografie museum Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Peter PfrunderDirector and Curatorof the Fotostiftung Schweiz (Swiss Foundation for Photography), Switzerland

  • RongRong, Co-founder and Director of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Co-founder of Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival, China


This year's Photography Award includes the Three Shadows Photography Award and the Media Award.The final results of the competition will be announced at the opening ceremony, after the international jury and media jury have made its decisions.



■  2019 TSPA finalists

Chen Jiangyu, Huang Yiliang, Hu Yajing, Jiang Feiran, Lei Anqiao, Li Jianhong, Li Lin, Li Longjun, Liu ke&Huang Huang, Liu Shutong, Lu Shan, Lv Tingchuan, Ma Ta, Tang Xianying, Wang Yingying, Wu Guoyong, Xu Sijie, You Daren, Zhang Lanpo, Zhou Yulong. 


■ "History of Chinese Photobooks" Talk and Portfolio Review

14:00-17:50, April 5, 2019

Guest:Ruben Lundgren



■ International Jury Talk


Talk Guests :Kimi Himeno, Peter Pfrunder, Hai Jie, Marcel Feil

Time: 11:00-18:15, April 7, 2019

Venue: Three Shadows First Exhibition Space


11:00 - 12:30

Photobooks—The Dialogue with The World

Kimi Himeno


13:30 - 15:00

True Stories. Fiction in the Archive

Peter Pfrunder


15:10 - 16:30

Stratification and Synthesis—Two Actions and Practices in Images

Hai Jie


16:45 - 18:15

Next Level— Reinventing the Photography Museum

Marcel Feil


■ International Jury Portfolio Review

Four instructors from the 2019 Three Shadows Photography Awards International Jury will provide you with a valuable opportunity. Through this review, the registered members can get professional advices, and directly talk with the decision makers in the photography circle, get professional guidance.


■ “Sakura·Contact Sheet ”Photo Fair

Duration: 11:00-19:30, March 24, 2019

Venue: Courtyard, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre


■ Media Supporters

Chinese Photography/ Beijing Youth Weekly/ Photography Companion/ Chip Foto Video/ / Popular Photograph/ VART/ News/ Xitek/ Zai Art