China: Pingyao International Photography Festival (part 2)

Chinese Hat-Trick!

Pablo Lopez Luz has won a major award at the Pingyao International Photography Festival, China. This is the third time in as many years that an artist presented by Alasdair Foster at PIP has been selected for this prize.

PIP12 awards - AF interview 02 (300)aHe won the award for his series ‘Terrazo’ presented within CDC’s exhibition for PIP 2012, “Ouroboros: a Mexican Cycle”. Judging was undertaken by a panel of eminent Chinese and international photography experts.

Pablo Lopez Luz was presented with the Jin Hou Niao Zun trophy at a glittering televised event before an audience of Chinese and international VIPs. As well as the presentation of awards, the evening included a spectacular floor show spanning opera, ballet, rock and a futuristic laser performance.

You can find more about the exhibition “Ouroboros: a Mexican cycle” here.




PIP12 Round-up: Slide show and media coverage of the ‘Ouroboros’ exhibition in China.

Taking Mexico to China: CDC presents ‘Ouroboros: a Mexican cycle’



Pingyao International Photography Festival 2011: CDC presents the work of creative duo Gerard O’Connor and Marc Wasiak from Melbourne.


Pingyao International Photography Festival 2010: A 20-artist exhibition curate by Alasdair Foster to mark the Australian Government’s Year of Australian Culture in China.
~~Pingyao International Photography Festival is a member of the Asia-Pacific Photo-Forum.


Pablo Lopez Luz and Alasdair Foster after the awards ceremony, PIP 2012 [photo courtesy Fernando Montiel Klint]
Alasdair Foster interviewed by the compère for Chinese TV; Pablo Lopez Luz is fifth from the left [image courtesy Peter Fitzpatrick] 


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