Caochangdi Photospring 2012
Festival: 21 Apr – 31 May 2012
No. 155A Caochangdi, Chaoyang District
Caochangdi PhotoSpring – Arles in Beijing is an annual photography festival that brings together local and international photography in the vibrant setting of the Chinese capital.
It was initiated in 2010 by two Beijing-based organizations, Thinking Hands and the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre. Its mission is to create and develop a high-profile platform in China entirely devoted to photography. Caochangdi PhotoSpring began with a three-year collaboration with the most important international photography festival, Les Rencontres dʼArles The event is organized in conjunction with the French Embassy in China and is part of the Croisements Festival.
This year, Caochangdi PhotoSpring features about 30 exhibitions in partnership with galleries and institutions in Caochangdi, the 798, and beyond. PhotoSpring will run from April 21 to May 31 and showcase the work of more than 200 Chinese and international artists.
Opening Week is April 21 to April 24 and packed with exhibition openings, screenings, artist talks, PhotoFolio Review, workshops, art actions and more!