Ao Guoxing | 敖国兴

Ao Guoxing is currently the director of the Photography Art Studio of the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, the director of the Photography Department of the Shanghai Film Academy, an associate professor, and a postgraduate tutor,lives and works in Shanghai. Member of the China Photographers Association, Deputy Director of the Art Committee of the Shanghai Photographers Association, and Curator of the 2020 and 2022 Shanghai International Photography Festival. He mainly studies the potential of chemical photography to expand its aesthetics and create new values,and explores the relationship between individuals in history and culture. Representative works "North of the North, South of the South", "Ode to Joy", "The Nameless", "Nightmare", "New Landscape", "The Reality". The documentary "Erren Zhuan---Gypsies in the Northeast China " has been selected as the new director of Discovery in the United States, and has won the BASF Young Artist Academic Award in Germany, the Jury Award of the Lianzhou International Photography Annual Exhibition, the Gold Award of the Shanghai Photography Art Exhibition, and the Best Curator Award of Jinan International Photography Festival. His works have been exhibited and collected at the Yangtze River International Image Biennale, the Stuttgart Art Museum in Germany, the National Gallery in Singapore, and the Royal Netherlands Art Center.