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Song Chao

Photographer

Oct. 1979,Born in Shandong Province, China. Oct. 2001,Began to photograph("miners" project) July. 2009,Graduated from Beijing Film Academy. Now works and lives in Beijing as a professional photographer. Selected Exhibitions: 2002:“Miners”Solo Exhibition,Popular Photography Gallery, Beijing 2003:34th Rencontres d'Arles International Photography Festival, Arles, France. Solo Exhibition,798 Photography Gallery, Beijing the 3th Pingyao International Photography Festival; 2004:“Croisement(s), MK2 Bibliothèque”, Paris, France. 2005:"ReGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow " at Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland 2007:Photo Gallery International, Tokyo 2010:Photography from China and the Netherlands exhibition of the WATW “We Are the World” at Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing|Dutch Culture Centre, Shanghai 2011:“Gueules Noires, Mineurs Du Monde”, Centre Minier de Faymoreau, France. 2012:“Back and Forth”, Galerie Paris Beijing, Paris, France. 2014:Michael & Barbara Dennos Museum Center, Michigan, USA 2016:“Grain to Pixel – A Story of Photography in China”Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai |Monash Gallery of Art, Australia 2018:"Coal + Ice" Photography Exhibition by Asia Society Center, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco 2019:“TRANSCEND THE DOCUMENTARY”,Lanzhou International Image Biennale,China. The works have been collected by the Musée de l’Elysée, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai Center of Photography,Réattu Museum and other institutions.

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