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29 June 2012 y.

Krasnoyarsk has seen the works of ten Chinese photographers

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On June, 29 in the Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre within the III Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of Asian-Pacific Region there took place the opening of two photo exhibitions Go ahead to Hong Kong!  by Almond Chu and China in faces by Pierre-William Henry.
The exhibition Go ahead to Hong Kong!  represented viewers the works of ten photographers from Hong Kong. Their main theme is the contrast between the exotic landscapes and rapid growth of industry of Hong Kong. The author of the project Almond Chu divided the exhibition into four categories: Nostalgia is represented by photographs by S. Go, V. V. Bick, and S.H. Kurng, Exotica by A. Chu and J. Sham, Schizophrenia  is presented by works of  J. Fung and S. Vaughn, and Imagination with photographs by P. Lee, L.Ch. Vaughn and K. Wong.
"For the first time in the Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre the contemporary Chinese art has been exhibited. The exhibition has been specially prepared for Russia. It represents the modern history of Hong Kong, which is very vividly perceived by photographers ", - said Sergey Kovalevsky, the curator.
Also on this day there took place the opening of the exhibitionChina in faces by a Swiss photographer Pierre-William Henry, who for 20 years has been sharing his Siberians photo impressions. This time he has brought 50 photos to Krasnoyarsk. They are portraits of Chinese people living in a small village in the province of Yun-nan.
"This is a philosophical exhibition, as well as all Pierre’s exhibitions are. He adores people, regardless of their age, profession, social status. This time he has shown us the faces of people from the province of China, "- explained Larisa Kochubey, the curator of the project.
The official opening of the photo exhibition continued with the traditional Chinese tea ceremony, where anyone could take part.

For additional information: tel. (391) 227-29-36, the Press Center of the Festival.