Love Lishui, love photography
The opening ceremony of the Lishui Photography Festival, the Second International Photography Symposium and the 26th National Photographic Art Exhibition is inaugurated on 15 October, 1050 exhibitions come from over 50 countries and areas such as America, australia, Japan and Korea are displayed. Lishui, the ancient city, has become the heaven of photography, showing the beauty of light and shadow.
The 2017 Lishui Photography Festival attracts a number of excellent curators and curatorial groups from all around the world. They may be dazzling, abstract, profound or sincere. It's not difficult to see all kinds of exhibitions at this festival.
Jason Blake, the photographer comes from Australia records countless moving pictures of the festival through the lens. This is the second time for Jason to attend the Lishui Photography Festival. This time he has invitated his friend Neil which is an artist to enjoy the beauty of Lishui.
Yesterday, when the journalists came, Jason was introducing the exhibitions to citizens with Fu Yongjun, the curator of the program of 7 alleys in Chuzhou in Guishan Alley of the urban district. Then Jason came immediately to discuss the festival with our journalists with great excitement.
“Lishui has been my dreamland since two years ago. 2015 Lishui Photography Festival has left me so many good memories.”Jason told us that although he has taken part in many international photography exhibitions, Lishui Photography Festival has touched him most.
With his enthusiasm for photography and Lishui, Jason has stepped all over the streets of Lishui to find touching persons and things. In the break of the interview, Jason pointed to over 20 portraits on the mottled wall behind him, and told us with simle that the photos were taken by him in the alleys of Lishui costing all afternoon.
Jason has expressed his amazement that this year's Lishui Photography Festival has given him more surprises. The festival has not only larger scale, but also more professional planning groups, while the city's artistic creation atmosphere is also particularly strong. “In Lishui, I can devote myself to photography creation freely and share opinions intently with the artists from all over the world .”
Fu Yongjun said, through this event he has made a lot of good friends like Jason. This time Jason has even participated in the event at his own expense, it has appealed the attraction of this festival to the photographers around the world.
“Lishui is a wonderful place! Lishui has a respectable city culture, and the people here are so friendly. Thanks Lishui and its sincere people.” Jason told us that in the way of his creation, Lishui Photography Festival has been always accompanied around him.