About 个人介绍

Yining HE is a curator and researcher based in the UK and China. In curatorial practices, she specializes in uncovering contemporary visual arts practices and weaving them within a dual vision of politics and visual culture. She has curated over 50 theme exhibitions for museums, art institutions, and photography festivals across Eurasia, including Photographic Geomancy: Images, Fieldwork, and the Poetic of Geograpphy (Guangdong Times Museum), the 8th Singapore Photography Festival: Future Known as Unpredicted (Emerald Hill, Singapore, 2022), BredaPhoto 2020: China Imagined (Grote Kerk, Breda, the Netherlands, 2020),The Port and the Image (China Port Museum, Ningbo, China, 2022/2019/2017), The Abode of Anamnesis (OCAT Institute, Beijing, 2019), and the 3rd Beijing Photo Biennale: Troubled Intention Ahead (CAFAM, Beijing, China, 2018). She won the OCAT Institute’s inaugural “Research-based Curatorial Project” and the “Curator of the Year Award” Nomination Award of the 14th Award of Art China (AAC), among others.

Yining HE is also a researcher and writer in Chinese contemporary visual arts. Her research paper has been published or forthcoming in the New Art Museum Studies (Vol.2, 2023), Photography and Culture (Vol 15, issue 3, 2022), Journal of Taipei Fine Arts Museum (Vol.42, 2021), Photographies (Vol.14-Issue 1, 2021), and OVER Journal (Vol.1, 2020)She has been published widely in Chinese and English, including book chapters, sole-edited books, and exhibition publications as in Routledge Companion to Global Photographies (Routledge, 2024),  Routledge Companion to Photography, Representation, and Social Justice (Routledge, 2022), The Abode of Anamnesis (China Nationality Culture Press, 2021), Curator Conversations (1000 Words, 2023/2021), A World Histories of Women Photographers (Thames and Hudson, 2022 /Editions Textual, 2021), Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture (Routledge, 2018), Photography in the British Classroom (China Nationality Culture Press, 2015), and a series of exhibition publications of The Port and the Image (2022/2019/2017), among others. She founded Floating Island: Journal of Photography and Visual Culture and The Starlight: Chinese Contemporary Art publishing series with Jiazazhi Press.

Yining has published hundreds of articles in art, photography, and visual culture magazines in China and Internationally, including FOAM Magazine, Aperture Photobook ReviewIMAArtForumArt World, and China Photography Magazine. Apart from writing, she also devoted herself to translating the history and theory of art and photography books into Chinese. It includes Art and Photography (David Campany ed.), Artists Who Make Books (Andrew Roth, Philip E.Aarons and Claire Lehmann ed.), Photography and Travel (by Graham Smith), Perspectives on Place (by J.A.P. Alexander), The Photobook: A History Volume II and III (Martin Parr and Gerry Badger ed.), among others.

Yining is a graduate of the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. She is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA), Birmingham City University. Her doctoral research, ‘Confronting the Legacies of Colonialism: The Decolonial Practices in Chinese Contemporary Art,’ generates a framework to research artistic practices in Chinese contemporary art that speculate upon the legacies of colonialism. She is an associate lecturer in ‘MA Photography’ at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London. She has been a guest lecturer across art universities in China and the UK, including Birmingham City University, SOAS University of London, the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Xiamen University, Nanjing University, and Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts over the years, to name a few.

Yining has served as a jury for both national and international photography and art competitions, including Blurring the Line (France, 2023),  Photographic Encounters (Switzerland, 2023), World Press Photo Contest  (the Netherlands, 2023), OCAT “2022 Research-Based Curatorial Project” (China, 2022), Jimei Arles Curatorial Award of Photography and Moving Image (China, 2023/2022/2021), Photo Vague (Italy, 2021/2020 ),  A New Gaze (Switzerland,2019), Reference Asia Awards (Korea, 2019), Youth Art 100 (China,2019), Top 20 China Contemporary Photography (China, 2017), New Talent Award (China,2016), FORMAT International Photography Festival Open Award (UK), and Three Shadows Photography Award (China).

Curatorial Projects:

2024 (forthcoming) “Photographic Geomancy: Images, Fieldwork, and the Poetics of Geography”, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou
2024 “NL Imagined,” co-curated with Ruben Lundgren, Goethe Insititute Hong Kong, HK
2023 “Hide and Seek: The Photographic Vision of Childhood,” Being Art Museum, Shanghai
2023 “Dear Old Days: Ryoji Akiyama and Us,” Being Art Museum, Shanghai
2023 “NL Imagined,” co-curated with Ruben Lundgren, Fosun Foundation, Chengdu / Three Shadows Xiamen Photography Art Centre, Xiamen
2022 “Towards Evenings: My Heart by Chen Zhe,” Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
2022 “Future Known as Unexpected,” co-curated with John Tung and the festival team, The 8th Singapore International Photography Festival, Emerald Hill and other venues, Singapore
2022 “NL Imagined,” co-curating with Ruben Lundgren, Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai / Three Shadows Photography Center, Beijing
2022 “The Port and the Image III: The Echoes of the Port,” China Port Museum, Ningbo
2022 “New Connection Open Call Exhibition,” FUJI X-Space, Shanghai
2021 “Imaging Our Futures,” Photofairs Shanghai public program, Shanghai Exhibition Center
2021 “Will the rapidly developing society forget our hometown?” “Our City, My Community” Eureka! Touring Library, Nantou City, Shenzhen
2021 “F-Care: Is Fashion Photography Sustainable?”, West Bund Media Port, Shanghai
2021 “Between the Mountains, Hills, and Lakes,” Gaotai Gallery, Urumqi
2020 “China Imagined”, co-curated with Ruben Lundgren, BredaPhoto 2020, Grote Kerk, Breda, Netherland
2020 “Between the Mountains, Hills, and Lakes,” Design Society, Shenzhen / Modern Art Base, Shanghai / Three Shadows Photography Center, Beijing
2020 “Swiss Photobook in China,” The 5th abC Art Book Fair, Beijing Times Museum / OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai
2020 “The Fashion Issue: Backstage, Gesture, and Adornment,” Modern Studio, Shanghai
2020 “Goods, Decades and Sense Shift,” The Mix-Place, Shanghai
2020 “A Poem and A Frozen Moment: A Tribute to LE POÈME DE L’ANGLE DROIT(A.1-C.5)”, Modern Art Base, Shanghai
2019 “61069019: boooom!”, BROWNIE / PROJECT, Shanghai
2019 “The Disappearing Harbor: Between Time, Space and Memory,” The Port and the Image II, China Port Museum, Ningbo
2019 “10 x 10 Asia x European Contemporary Photography Magazine”, Times Museum, Beijing
2019 “Chinese Contemporary Photobooks: Visual Narrative in Paper and Beyond,” CAA Art Museum, Hangzhou
2019 “The Abode of Anamnesis,” OCAT Institute, Beijing
2018 “Inside the Labyrinth of Knossos”, Lianzhou Foto, Lianzhou
2018 “Troubled Intension Ahead: Confusing Public and Private,” The 3rd Beijing International Photography Biennale, CAFAM, Beijing / Beizhen Art Center, Beizhen
2018 “Picturing Histories: Historical Narratives in Contemporary Chinese Photography,” Research-based curatorial project shortlist exhibition, OCAT Institute, Beijing
2017 JIMEI × ARLES Discovery Award 2017——”On the Edge of the Abyss,” JIMEI × ARLES International Photography Festival, Xiamen
2017 “The Port and the Image: Documenting China’s Habor Cities,” China Port Museum, Ningbo
2017 “The Everyday,” Brownie Art Photography, Jingan Kerry Center, Shanghai
2016 “Forest of Imagination,” Go East Project 3rd Exhibition, Undefine, Shanghai
2016 “A Fictional Narrative Turn,” 2016 JIMEI × ARLES International Photography Festival, Xiamen
2016 “Insider / Outsider——2016 Street Photography China Award Group Exhibition”, Inter Gallery,798 Art District, Beijing / Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou
2016 Chinese Photobooks, Photobook Week Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
2016 Elemental Landscape, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing
2015 Organic Iconography, Aotu Studio, Beijing
2015 Land Representation &
NEW PHOTO Magazine and Beyond: Chinese Contemporary Photobook Exhibition 1996 – 2015, JIMEI × ARLES International Photography Festival, Xiamen
2015 Unfamiliar: The Second Beijing Photo Biennial Photobook Exhibition, Main Hall in CAFA Library, Beijing
2015 The Adventures of Image and Paper: Contemporary Chinese Photobooks, Gucang Contemporary Photo Gallery, Lanzhou
2015 ____ in the Room, V ART Centre, Shanghai
2015 Mother River, Yan Wang Preston Photography Exhibition, UK-China Year of Cultural Exchange, curating with Zelda Cheatle
Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing, China
2015 5o Contemporary Chinese Photobooks 2009 -2014, Format International Photography Festival, Derby, UK
2014 Go East Project × DDC presents: Curiosity, Dust Dawn Club, Beijing, China
2014 Slow Bus to Gasa: Vanvan Chen Photography Exhibition, DESE Photo Space, Beijing, China
2014 Voyage Never Knows, Gucang Contemporary Photography Gallery, Lanzhou, China
2010 Duaflex Apple——Kiyono Dimtry Photography Exhibition, Zha Zha Café, Beijing, China

Peer-Reviewed Paper:

2023 New Art Museum Studies, Vol.2 (Essay: “Curatorship as an Exploratory Research Method: The Abode of Anamnesis in Focus”), Guangxi Normal University Press, Guilin, China
2022 Photography and Culture. Vol. 15, Issue 3 (Research Article: “Extension of Meanings: Text and Image in the Works of Contemporary Chinese Photographic Artists”), Routledge: London and New York
2021 Journal of Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Vol.42 (Review: “Photo Archives as Photobook Works: The Echoes of “Old Photos” in Chinese Contemporary Photobook Publishing”), Taipei Fine Arts Museum: Taipei
2021 Photographies, Vol.14, Issue 1 (Conference Paper: “The writing, transformation, and rewriting of photo archives in Chinese photography from the 1940s to date”), Taylor & Francis: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
2020 OVER Journal Issue 1 (Article: “The Virtual Survival: On Contemporary Art in Post-COVID China”), PhotoIreland: Dublin

Edited and Featured Publications:

2024 (forthcoming) Curating images: Perspectives on Photo-based Curation (tbc.), Iris Sikking and Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger eds. (Curatorship as exchange: Yining He in Conversation with Iris Sikking), Amsterdam: Fw: books 2024 (forthcoming) Appearance: Studies in Visual Research (vol. 5): The Imperial Gaze: Practices, Representations, and Identities in the Visual Archive, Tim Allender, Inés Dussel, Ian Grosvenor and Karin Priem eds. (Research article: Decolonial Imperial Gaze: Recreating, Reappropriating and Reproducing Imperial Photographs in Contemporary Chinese Artistic Practice). Berlin: De Gruyter 2024 (forthcoming) The Routledge Companion to Global Photographies, Duncan Wooldridge and Lucy Soutter ed., (interview article: 4.6 “Cai Dongdong’s Artistic Trajectory: From Conceptual Image Making to Photographic Installation”/6.6 “Transforming Perspectives: A Conversation with Yanyou Yuan Di, Pioneer of Chinese Contemporary Photographic Publishing”). Routledge: London and New York
2023 Curator Conversations, 2nd edition (In conversation with Tim Clark), 1000 Words: London
2023 New Landscape: Photographic Art Exhibition, research article, “Decolonial Imperial Differences: Reimagining the Jiangnan Landscape Through a Decolonial Lens,” Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, Hangzhou
2023 Curator Conversations, 2nd edition, Tim Clark ed. (In conversation with Tim Clark), 1000 Words: London
2022 The Routledge Companion to Photography, Representation, and Social Justice, Moritz Neumuller ed. ( Research article: 2.1 “The Railway and Its Images: Decolonizing Landscapes Through the Works of Chinese Visual Artists” / 6.5 “Opening the Gates for Eastern Concepts and Terminology for Photography Theory” / 6.6 “Translation and Use of Western Photography Theory in Asia.” Routledge: London and New York
2022 A World History of Women Photographers, entriesLuce Lebart and Marie Robert ed., Thames and Hudson, UK 2022 The Port and The Image III: Echoes of the Port, eds, China Nationality Culture Publishing Press: Beijing
2022 Floating Island: Photography and Visual Culture Studies Vol.1, Chief-Editor, JZZP: Ningbo, China
2021 Rooms Within China, (Epilogue: “Rooms Within the Global Village”), Published by Tofu Collective: Copenhagen
2021 The Abode of Anamnesis (Editorial and essay: “Picturing Histories: Historical Narrative in Contemporary Chinese Photography”), Nationality Culture Publishing House: Beijing
2021 Curator Conversations (In conversation with Tim Clark), 1000 Words: London
2020 Une Histoire mondiale des femmes photographers, entries, Luce Lebart and Marie Robert ed., Editions Textuel: Paris 2020 China Imagined, co-edit with Ruben Lundgren, Eriskay Connection: Breda
2020 Nothing Left but Words, fiction, Jiazazhi Press: Ningbo
2019 The Port and The Image II: The Disappearing Harbor, eds, China Nationality Culture Publishing Press: Beijing
2019 The Photobook Review #016, Spring 2019 (Essay: “Bees & The Bearable: Yining He on Chen Zhe”), Aperture: New York
2018 The Wind of Time (Essay: Inside the Labyrinth of Knossos), China International Press: Hong Kong
2018 The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture, Moritz Neumuller ed. (Research article: The Representation of Landscape in Contemporary Chinese Photography) Routledge: London
2017 The Port and The Image I: Documenting China’s Habor Cities, eds. Shanghai Culture Publishing House: Shanghai
2017 Landscape Geography (Essay: A Virtual Journey: Landscape Photography and Geographical Cognition),  China Posts & Telecom Press: Beijing
2016 Photography in the British Classroom, Nationality Photographic Art Publishing House, Beijing
2016 Street Photography China (Essay: Street Photography as a Genre), Beijing
2016 People of Shanghai, preface, Shanghai Literature & Art Publishing House, Shanghai
2016 New Talent Award 2015, Catalogue essay, Jiazazhi Press, Beijing
2012 SnapShot, co-author, Posts and Telecommunications Press, Beijing

Self-published Photobooks and catalogs

2014 50 Contemporary Photobooks of China, 2009-2014, exhibition catalogue, designed by Yu-Studio, funded by Gucang Contemporary Photography Gallery. Hangzhou, China
2014 Voyage Never Knows, exhibition catalogue, Gucang Contemporary Photography Gallery, Lanzhou, China
2013 Milky Way, self-published photobook, London, UK
2013 Totem: an introduction to British Folklore, photography, self-published artistic book by Annachiara, London, UK
2013 31 Degrees, Self-published exhibition catalogue, London, UK
2012 Photography is an Adventure: Returning to Home, photography, photobook, published by OFPiX, Beijing, China

Translated Books

2024(forthcoming) A Chronology of Photography, Beijing, China
2024(forthcoming) The Photobook: A History Volume II, China Photographic Publishing House, Beijing
2022(forthcoming)The Photobook: A History Volume III, China Photographic Publishing House, Beijing
2022(forthcoming) Artists Who Make Books, China Photographic Publishing House, Beijing
2022(forthcoming) Art and Photography, Edited by David Campany, China Photographic Publishing House, Beijing
2021 The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture, China Posts and Telecommunication Press, Beijing, China
2021 Perspectives on Place: Theory and Practice in Landscape Photography, Zhejiang Photographic Press, Hangzhou
2016 Photography and Travel, Graham Smith, China Photographic Publishing House, Beijing
2014 Journey of the Heart, Straight Photography, 1839–2014, China Photographic Publishing House, Beijing, China
2013 Joe Farace’s Studio Lighting Anywhere, China Posts and Telecommunication Press, Beijing, China
2013 Lighting Essential, China Posts, and Telecommunication Press, Beijing, China

Magazine and Newspaper Contributions

Aperture Photobook Review, The Art Newspaper China, ArtForum, Art World, Art Monthly, Art Bank, Chinese Photography Magazine, Chip FotoIMA, FOAM Magazine, Voices of Photography, Popular Photography Magazine, People‘s Photography Magazine, The WeeklyThe Photographer’s Companions, Rayart, YET magazine, British Council UK Now…



Visiting lecturer, “MA Contemporary Arts China”, School of Art, Birmingham City University


Associate Lecturer, “MA Photography,” London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London

Conferences, Symposiums, Lectures, and Talks

2023 “The Chinese Photobooks: Yining He and Ruben Lundgren in Conversation with Daniel Boetker-Smith,” webinar,  Center for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia

2023 “11565 Kilometers: A Conversation about the Circulations of Artifacts”, in conversation with artist Beichen Zhang, MAM, Shanghai

2023 “Power in Perspective: Early Photographs in China Artist Talks: Activating Collections,” moderator, Peabody Essex Museum / AAA in A

2023 “Beyond the Catchphrase: Curating Contemporary Chinese Photography,” talk, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka

2022 “Special guided tour Stepping Out! Female Identities in Chinese Contemporary Art”, curatorial talk, GL Strand, Copenhagen

2022 “Never Stop Documenting: How Photographic Practice Can Thaw Historical Memories?”, from “Image · Future”——Series of Lectures on Photography Art Ecology, online lecture, d SCHOOL, The Central Academy of Fine Arts

2022 “Images and Counter-Images of Theme Parks: From the Jardin agronomic Tropical of Paris to the Haihua Island of Hainan,” D-Course, Digital Media Art Lab, online lecture, d SCHOOL, The Central Academy of Fine Arts
2021 “Technical Image as Art Production,” “IMAGE FUTURE,” online lecture, d SCHOOL, The Central Academy of Fine Arts
2021 “‘Future’ as a Narrative Method: ‘Imaging Our Futures” Exhibition in Focus,” online lecture, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Nanjing University
2021 “From Algorithmic Bias to Lens Justice,” online course, Insitute of Creativity and Innovation, Xiamen University
2021 “Picturing New Geopolitical Landscapes: A Preliminary Research on five projects,” Photography of China: 1839–2021, Online Specialist Art Short Course, Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art, SOAS
2021 “Anxiety and Opportunities of Mobility,” in conversation with Dong Yuxiang, Junctura Project, online
2021 “The Writing, Transformation, and Rewriting of Photo Archives in Chinese Photography from the 1940s to Date”, Photography of China: 1839–2021, Online Specialist Art Short Course, Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art, SOAS
2021 “Rediscovery – The Intercultural Dialogue of Photographic Narrative and Visual Language,” moderator, Ziwu, Shanghai
2021 “Envisioner, Keys and Imagine Our Futures,” lecture, Instance, Shanghai
2021 “The Abode of Anamnesis” Book Launch, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2021 “Emotion and Trust in Images in the Age of Algorithms,” lecture, Tianjin Academy of Fine Art
2021 “Nuevos públicos,nuevas experiencias en las instituciones del arte contemporáneo”,symposium, UCCA Auditorium, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art
2021 “Fashion Photography in China,” Photo London VIP Event on Zoom
2021 “Abode of Anamnesis: A Dialogue around a Research-based Exhibition,” The Curation Workshop II: Sample Cases from OCAT Public Programs 04, online
2021 “Bookbox Fast Delivery”: Archival Project of He Yining’s Publication (2016-2021), Jiazazhi Artbook Festival Festival
2021 “New Geography and Young Chinese Artists,” “From the Mundane World” exhibition opening symposium, He Art Museum, Shunde
2020 “Photobooks and Digital Future,” The Inaugural ABC Art Book Awards Forum, Arnaya
2020 “The experimental spectrum of ‘architectural photography’: From Social Participation to Artistic Practice,” “Dialogues on Architecture, Landscape, and Photography,” Roundtable, Juanzong Books, Aryana
2020 ‘Transmutation of Archives: Writing, Transformation and Rewriting of Photo Archives in Chinese Photography from 1949 until Today”, Photography’s 2020 Conference, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
2019 “In Conversation: Women Behind the Lens,” Jimei Arles 2019, Mediator of talks, Three Shadows Photography Center, Xiamen
2019 ‘”The Port and the Image” as Museum Practice: Commission, Exhibition, and Publication,” Locality and Mobility: Curating Geography Workshop, The New Century Art Foundation, Beijing
2019 “Self-Consciousness in Photography Practice,” In Conversation with Qian Ruya, The Mix Space, Shanghai
2019 “From Data to Book,” In Conversation with Dai Jianyong, Beijing Time Art Museum, Beijing
2019 “Re-Imagination in Visual Narrative: History, Memory and Archives,” organizer, OCAT Institute, Beijing
2019 “The Research, Writing, and Practice of Postmodern Visual Narrative,” organizer, OCAT Institute, Beijing
2018 “Photography’s Shift Towards the Everyday,” The Everyday Life of Making a Photography Magazine, Talk, Brownie Art Photography, Shanghai
2018 “The Histories of Feminist Photography and its History: An Exploratory Framework of this Research,” Gender Awareness in Photography and History of Photography, Taikang Space, Beijing
2017 “Echo: Photography Experiments and Dialogue Starting from Southwest China,” International Symposium, A4 Art Museum, Chengdu
2017 “The Creativity and Consciousness of the Art Work,” Chinese Contemporary Photography Exhibition Roundtable Discussion, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou
2017 “Is This Photography? Image Production in China Today”, Three Shadows Photography Center, Xiamen
2017 “Photographic Practice as Production of Knowledge,” Jimei Arles 2017 University Lecture Series, Huaqiao University, Xiamen
2017 “Localized Image,” Simultaneous Eidos——Guangzhou Image Triennial, 2017 Academic Talks, Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai
2017 “Follow_Me, New Narratives in Contemporary Photography, China-Switzerland,” Opening Forum, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai,
2017 “Introducing artists to the world,” T3 Photo Festival Tokyo, in conversation with Nao Amino (IMA / Torch Press), Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan
2017 “Photography and New Generation,” Three-Fold Exhibition, talk, Rong Design Library, Hangzhou, China
2017 “Contemporary Photography as a Media of Knowledge Production: Researches, Practices, and Exhibitions,” Three Shadows Photography Center Education Programme, Hangzhou, China
2016 “The History of Chinese Photography: Archive, Method, and Field of Vision,” Symposium, Xiamen, China
2016 “On Photography Reading, Writing and Curation,” talk, University of Xiamen Technology, Xiamen, China
2016 “The Role of the Graphic Designer, Editor and Publisher,” Symposium, Photobook Week of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
2016 “Rethinking Photography: Can Photography Make a Change?”, Symposium, Photobook Battle, Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
2016 “Visible City,” Talk, Open Muji, Shanghai
2016 “Photography Education Aboard: From Case Studies to Publication Project,” Three Shadows Photography Center, Caocangdi Art District, Beijing
2016 Chinese Photography Magazine Seminar: “On Translation,” Beijing
2016 Chinese Photography Magazine Seminar: “On Photography Education,” Beijing
2016 “Art Photography and Human Connection,” Talk, Design Republic, Shanghai,
2016  Chinese Photography Seminar: “Landscape Photography and Geographical Cognition,” Yunnan, Luo Ping
2015 “The Representation of Landscape in Contemporary Chinese Photography,” Lecture, Hosts by The Royal Asiatic Society in Shanghai, Li Room at the Radisson Blu Plaza Xingguo Hotel, Shanghai, The Bookworm, Beijing
2015 “On Writing with Photography,” hosted by XITER, RayArt Center, Shanghai
2015 “Practice and Theory of Contemporary Landscape Photography,” Hosts: XITER, KCC, Dali, Yunan
2015 “Photography, Theory, and Practice: Education in British Photography after the 1960s”, Lecture, Minsheng Art Museum
2015 “How to Apply International Photography Grants and Prizes,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu
2014 “The Tradition and Current Issue of British Photography Education,” Zhejiang University of Media and Communications
2014 “The Business of War Photography,” Conference, Durham University, Durham, UK
2011 “Avant-garde and Creative Analogue Photography,” UCCA Culture Program: ‘China New Design’ Series, Beijing
2010 “Photography and Architecture,” Frank Gehry Exhibition Center, Beijing
2010 Pecha Kucha Night Photographic, Get it Louder 2010, Beijing

Jurying, Nomination, and Portfolio Review

Jurying: [FR] Bluring the Lines (2023), [CN] JIMEI × ARLES Curatorial Award for Photography and Moving Image (2023/2022/2021), [CH] Photographic Encounters (2023), [NL] World Photo Press Asia Region (2023), [SG] the 8th SIPF Open Call (2022),  [JP] BANSHAN Photo Award (2022), [CN] New Connection Open Call, FUJI X Space (2022), [CN] Chiri Photography Award, [UK] BarTur Photo Award (2022, 2021),  [IT] Photo Vogue Festival  (2021–2020), [SG] Singapore International Photography Festival Open Call  (2020),[CH] A New Gaze 3  (2019),  [KR] The Reference Asia Photo Prize (2019), JIMEI × ARLES  2019 Women Photographers Press  (2019), China Top 20 (2019), [UK] FORMAT Open Call (2019), [CN] the 10th Three Shadows Photography Awards (2018),[CN] China New Talent Awards (2016), [CN] China Zhejiang Graduate Photo Competition (2014).

Nomination: Leica Oskar Barnack Award (2023-24), Foam Paul Huf Award (2022-24), Mast Foundation for Photography Grant (2021-22), C/O Berlin Talent Awards (2021-23), Huayu Art Award (2019-21), The Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography (2018), JIMEI × ARLES Discovery Award (2017 ), CCCB Photobook Phenomenon best photobook (2017 ), Asia new-talent photographers, Dali International Photo Festival 2015,  Kassel Photobook Award (2019 / 2015).

Portfolio Review: Portfolio ConText 2021, Portfolio Dialogue 2018, T3 Photo Festival Toyko 2017, FORMAT International Photography Festival 2018-2024, JIMEI × ARLES  2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM 2016.

Solo Exhibitions

2012 Expect the Unexpected, Modern Art Centre of USTC, Hefei
2010 Liars Liars Liars, Zha Zha Café, Beijing

Group Exhibitions

2014 Voyage Never Knows, Gucang Contemporary Photography Space, Lanzhou, China
2013 31 Degrees, Upper Street Gallery, London College of Communication, London, UK
2013 Between Among, SPACE Gallery, Pomona, California, US
2012 Boom, The dA Center for the Arts, Pomona, California, US

何伊宁(b.1986)是一位活跃在视觉艺术领域的研究者、策展人。在策展方面,何伊宁擅长挖掘当下全球具有挑战性的视觉艺术实践,并将其编织在政治与文化的双重视野下。她曾在中国和欧洲策划过大型群展,包括“图汇未来” “想像中国” “在群山、丘陵与湖泊之间” “记忆寓所” “港口与影像” 与 “虚构叙事的转向”等。何伊宁是第八届新加坡国际摄影节“未知的未来”,第三届北京国际摄影双年展(“混合的公共性与私密性”,2018)联合策展人之一;她是OCAT研究中心”首届2018研究型展览策展计划”的优胜者, 并凭借该研究项目的终展”记忆寓所”获得第十四届AAC艺术中国年度策展人提名奖。

她的专著、编著以及参与撰写的合集包括《记忆寓所》《世界女性摄影史》《劳特利奇摄影与视觉研究导论》《英国摄影教室》及《港口与影像》系列等;译著有《摄影与旅行》《艺术与摄影》(待出版)、《做书的艺术家》(待出版)等数十种。她是《浮屿:摄影与视觉文化研究》独立期刊的主编,其中英文论文先后发表于Photographies, OVER Journal, 《现代美术学报》《新美术馆学》等同行评议期刊;其他百余篇文字曾先后发表于国内外艺术、摄影、视觉文化杂志与网络平台,包括FOAM Magazine, Aperture Photobook Review, IMA, ArtForum中文网,《艺术世界》《画刊》《中国摄影》等。


何伊宁近年来活跃在全球视觉艺术的评审现场,她曾先后担任2023年荷赛亚洲赛区、OCAT研究中心“2022研究型展览策展计划”、集美阿尔勒“影像策展人奖”(2021、2022)、青年艺术100、三影堂摄影奖、意大利Photo Vague、瑞士A New Gaze、韩国Reference Asia Awards、英国FORMAT国际摄影节公开奖等国内外摄影与视觉艺术奖项的评委。


2024 “想像荷兰”,与鲁小本共同策划,香港歌德学院,香港
2023 “捉迷藏:童年的显影”,浦东碧云美术馆,上海
2023 “你好,小朋友:秋山亮二与我们”,浦东碧云美术馆,上海
2023 “想像荷兰”,与鲁小本共同策划,复星艺术中心,成都/三影堂摄影艺术中心,厦门
2022 “Toward Evenings: My Heart”, 陈哲个展,Galleri Image, 奥胡斯,丹麦
2022  “未·知”,与John Tung及摄影节团队共同策划,第8届新加坡国际摄影节,新加坡
2022 “想像荷兰”,与鲁小本共同策划,上海摄影艺术中心,上海 / 三影堂摄影艺术中心,北京
2022  “港口与影像III: 口岸的回响”,中国港口博物馆,宁波
2022   “New Connection”,富士X Space, 上海 / 悦美术馆,北京
2021  “图汇未来”,第七届影像上海艺术博览会,「洞见」板块,上海展览中心,上海
2021  我们的故乡会被加速的时代所遗忘吗?友谊书展2021 “我们的城市,我们的村”,南头古城,深圳
2021  “记忆寓所”@策展课II:一个馆群的抽样案例, 深圳OCAT,深圳
2020 “想像中国”,与鲁小本共同策划,布雷达大教堂, 布雷达,荷兰
2020 “在群山、丘陵与湖泊之间”,设计互联/Modern Art Base /三影堂摄影艺术中心 / 高台当代艺术中心
2020 “从雨林到赛博格——瑞士摄影书展”,第五届艺术书展,北京时代美术馆/OCAT上海馆
2020 “The Fashion Issue: 后台、手势与装饰物”,Modern Studio,上海
2020 “物件、数十年与意识的转变”,衡山和集,上海
2020  感知花园-致敬《直角之诗》 (A.1-C.5),MAB, 上海
2019 61069019: boooom!,BROWNIE / PROJECT, 上海
2019 港口与影像II —— “消失的码头:在时空与记忆之间”,中国港口博物馆,宁波
2019 “打破成见的图像:来自瑞典耶夫勒的一封信”,兴业太古汇,上海
2019 “10 X 10 亚洲和欧洲的当代摄影杂志展”,abC北京艺术书展,北京时代美术馆,北京
2019 “中国当代摄影书作品:纸上的视觉叙事及其他”——“摄影术传入至今的中国摄影:暨中国美术馆学院美术馆摄影部成立特展”,中国美术馆学院南山路美术馆,杭州
2019 “记忆寓所”,OCAT研究中心,北京
2018 “时间之间”,Tabula Rasa Gallery, 北京
2018 “在克诺索斯迷宫中” ,2018连州国际摄影年展,连州
2018 “梦露/门罗”,尚8美术馆,北京
2018 “混合的公共性与私密性”,第三届北京国际摄影双年展,中央美术学院美术馆(北京),北镇文化产业中心(北镇)
2018 “描绘历史:中国当代摄影中的历史叙事“,“2018年研究型展览策展计划”方案预展,OCAT研究中心,北京
2017 集美·阿尔勒国际摄影季,2017发现奖单元,厦门市集美区市民中心,厦门
2017 “港口与影像:行动中的中国港城影像计划”,中国港口博物馆,宁波
2017 “日常,非常日”,BROWNIE Art Photography,上海静安嘉里中心,上海
2016 “想像的丛林”,Go East Project 第三回展,M50 UNDEFINE, 上海
2016 “虚构叙事的转向”,2016集美·阿尔勒国际摄影季,厦门市集美区市民中心,厦门
2016 “从旁观到介入:街拍中国2016年度摄影师群展”,北京798映艺术中心/映画廊,北京;连州国际摄影年展,连州
2016 “中国当代摄影书“,丹麦奥胡斯摄影书周,奥胡斯建筑学院图书馆,奥胡斯,丹麦
2016 “隐逸的灵境”,Tabula Rasa Gallery, 北京
2015 “有机图像志”,Go East Project 第二回展,凹凸空间,北京
2015 “地景再现” / “‘新摄影’之后——中国当代摄影书展1996-2015”集美X阿尔勒:东西方对话国际摄影季,嘉庚剧院,厦门
2015 第二届北京国际摄影双年展书展板块:“中西摄影出版的相遇”,中央美院图书馆,北京
2015 “影与纸的奇遇:中国当代摄影书展”,谷仓当代影像馆,兰州
2015 “房间里的____”,M50视界艺术中心,上海
2015 “母亲河”, 中英文化年王岩2015中国巡展,执行策展, 重庆三峡博物馆/重庆博物馆/长江黄金邮轮1-8,重庆
2015 “来自中国的50本当代摄影书2009-2014”, FORMAT国际摄影节,德比,英国
2015 “走出背景——靠近建筑的艺术”,AJOURTER联合策展,先农大院临展空间,天津
2014 “摄影与好奇心”,Go East Project 第一回展,黄昏黎明俱乐部,北京
2014 “慢车去加沙”,陈琬摄影展, 得色空间,北京
2014 “不如我们去航海,不如我们去Tattoo”, 执行策展,谷仓当代影像馆,兰州
2010 “Duaflex Apple”, 季米特里·清野摄影展,喜鹊咖啡馆, 北京



2024 (即将出版)《星辉1》,编著,假杂志社
2024 (即将出版)《劳特利奇全球摄影》,采访,劳特利奇出版社,伦敦
2023 《策展人对话》第二版, 对谈文字,1000 Words,伦敦
2022 《劳特利奇摄影、表征与社会正义》,论文,对谈,劳特利奇出版社,伦敦
2022 《港口与影像III:口岸的回响》,假杂志社设计,中国民族文化出版社,北京
2021 《中国空间》,后记,Tofu Collective, 哥本哈根
2021  《白搭》,文章,假杂志社,宁波
2021 《记忆寓所》,中国民族文化出版社,北京
2021 《策展人对话》, 对谈文字,1000 Words,伦敦
2020 《世界女性摄影师史》,条目,Luce Lebart、Marie Robert著,editions textuel,巴黎 / 泰晤士与哈德逊出版社,伦敦
2020 《想像中国》,与鲁小本合著,eriskayconnection,布雷达
2020 《小径:赤贫得只剩语言 》,文章,假杂志社,宁波
2019 《港口与影像II:消失的码头》,假杂志社设计,中国民族文化出版社,北京
2018 《劳特利奇摄影与视觉文化导论》,论文,“中国当代摄影的风景再现”,劳特利奇出版社,纽约
2017 《港口与影像:行动中的中国港城影像计划》,假杂志社设计,上海文化出版社,上海
2017 《风景地理学》,论文,“一段虚拟的旅程:风景影像与地理认知”,人民邮电出版社,北京
2016 《People of Shanghai, 人在上海》,罗伯特·赞皮诺著,卷首,BROWNIE 摄影书出版计划,上海文艺出版社,上海
2016 《英国摄影教室》,中国民族摄影艺术出版,北京
2012 《随手拍:摄影达人的影像新生活》, 合著, 中国邮电出版社,北京


2022 《摄影与文化》,第14期,  Issue 3:Theorizing New Photographies in China,唐宏锋主编,劳特利奇出版社,伦敦
2022 《浮屿: 摄影与视觉文化研究》,创刊号:中国摄影写作的维度,主编,假杂志社,宁波
2021 《现代美术学报》,第42期:出版作为艺术实践的可能,台北市立美术馆,台北
2021  《Photographies》,第14期, Issue 1:摄影在亚洲,Taylor & Francis: Abingdon, Oxfordshire


2023 《社火》,张晓著,光圈出版社, 纽约
2016 《摄影与旅行》,中国摄影出版社,北京
2014 《乘物游心:——直接摄影1839—2014》,中国摄影出版社,北京
2013 《摄影的光线》,人民邮电出版社,北京
2013 《人像摄影用光》,人民邮电出版社,北京


2023 《“诗画江南,活力浙江”:全省新风景影像艺术大展图录”,“解殖帝国差异:以去殖民化视角重新想象江南风景”,浙江摄影出版社,杭州
2018 《时间之风:2018年连州国际摄影年展》,“在克诺索斯的迷宫中”,中国国际出版社,香港
2017 《集美·阿尔勒国际摄影季2017》,“如临深渊”,论文,三影堂出版有限公司,北京
2016 《突然街拍》,“街头摄影:作为一种摄影类型”,论文,图虫网
2016 《新锐摄影奖二〇一五》画册合集,“从‘悬浮’到‘落地’——年轻创作者理想中的新锐摄影奖”,采访并文,假杂志出版
2015 《来自中国的50本摄影书2009-2014》, FORMAT国际摄影节特别版展览目录,主编,杭州
2014 《景行——2014“徐肖冰杯”中国大学生摄影双年展作品集》,编辑,郑幼幼工作室, 浙江摄影出版社,杭州
2014 《不如我们去航海,不如我们去Tattoo》,展览画册,编辑,兰州谷仓当代影像馆,兰州
2013 《图腾:英国民俗导论》,摄影,自出版,伦敦
2013 《圣地亚哥朝圣之路》,摄影与论文,自出版,伦敦
2013 《31度》,展览画册,伦敦
2012 《摄影如奇遇》, 摄影,OFPIX工作室自出版,北京


2015《太平洋时代》(Die Pazifische Epoche),记者助理, Hanser Literaturverlage, 德国



人文、旅游专题写作:《周末画报》、《旅行家》、《中国国家旅游》、《玩家惠》、《风尚志》、《费加罗》、《东方一周》、《Let’s 新城记》、《文艺风赏》、《Dreamer》等。


2023 “中国摄影书:对话鲁小本与Daniel Boetker-Smith”,线上对谈,当代摄影中心,墨尔本,澳大利亚
2023 “11565公里:一次关于文物迁移的对话”,对话张北辰,艺仓美术馆,上海
2023 “样书:将照片从墙上移到手中的第一步“,「对话」讲座系列,影像上海艺术博览会,上海
2023 “凝视历史的策展实践”,厦门大学创意与创新学院,厦门
2023  “‘权力的视角:早期中国摄影’艺术家讲座:激活藏品”,线上主持,皮博迪博物馆,美国
2023 “超越关键词:策划中国当代摄影艺术”,Pathshala南亚媒体学院,达卡,孟加拉国
2022 “声影不息:影像实践何以解冻历史记忆?”,“影像 · 未来”——「影像的艺术生态」系列讲座,中央美术学院设计学院
2022 “港口、影像与历史的回响”,宁波美术馆
2022 “主题公园的图像与反图像:从法国巴黎热带农业园到中国海南海花岛”,世界公园幻想曲课程,中央美术学院设计学院
2022 “度假景观的影像批判:从英国海滨度假胜地到中国主题公园”, 世界公园幻想曲课程,中央美术学院设计学院
2021 『六河图说』上线×分享会,线上
2021 “作为艺术生产的技术性图像”,“影像 · 未来”——「影像的艺术生态」系列讲座,中央美术学院设计学院
2021 “未来作为一种叙事方法”,线上,南大建筑思想前沿讲座系列,南京大学建筑与城市规划学院
2021 “从算法偏见到镜头正义:共读当下影像实践中的肖像”,线上讲座,厦门大学创意与创新学院
2021 “图绘新地缘政治风景”,线上讲座,“中国摄影:1839-2021 ”SOAS亚洲艺术研究生文凭短课程,伦敦亚非学院
2021 “对话凝想者:当下技术图像的制作、传播与反馈”,影像上海博览会论坛,上海展览中心,上海
2021 “再发现——摄影叙事与视觉语言的中西对话”, 对话郭盈光、雷磊、沈绮颖,Ziwu, 上海
2021 “20世纪40年代至今的中国摄影中照片档案的书写、转换和重写”, 线上讲座,“中国摄影:1839-2021 ”SOAS亚洲艺术研究生文凭短课程,伦敦亚非学院
2021 “流动的焦虑与机遇”,线上对话董宇翔, 俊采计划,下榻艺术节
2021 “凝想者、按键与图绘 (汇)未来”,副本讲座,上海
2021 “《记忆寓所》abC新书发布”,abC北京艺术书展,今日美术馆,北京
2021 “数字图像未来”,“算法时代图像的情感与信任”论坛,天津美术学院,天津
2021 “西部剧场”,在线对谈李勇政,刘雨佳,叶无忌,高台当代艺术中心,乌鲁木齐
2021  “当代艺术机构的新观众,新体验” 研讨会,UCCA, 北京
2021 “时尚摄影在中国”,Photo London 线上讨论
2021 “记忆寓所:围绕一个研究型展览所展开的对话 ”,“策展课II: 一个馆群的抽样案例“系列公共项目04,OCAT深圳馆,深圳
2021  “‘书箱萌递’ 何伊宁2016-2021 出版物归档计划”,假杂志开春书会,宁波
2021 “新地缘与中国青年艺术家”,世间风物——和美术馆启动展学术论坛,和美术馆,顺德
2021  “摄影书与数字化未来”,讲座,“翻阅书脊”首届abC艺术书奖,阿那亚
2020 “嬗变的档案:1949年至今中国摄影中照片档案的书写和重写”,photographies 2020会议, 新加坡南洋理工大学,新加坡
2019 “作为博物馆实践的‘港口与影像’:从委任、展览到出版”,新世纪工作坊:地域·流动·策展地理,演讲,新世纪当代艺术基金会,北京
2019 “自我意识与摄影实践”,衡山和集,上海
2019 “当代摄影展览的策划与实践”,胶囊Talk——“当代文明的造影”,UCCA,北京
2019 “视觉叙事的再想象:历史、记忆与档案”,研讨会,召集人,OCAT研究中心,北京
2019 “后现代视觉叙事的研究、书写与实践”,研讨会召集人,OCAT研究中心,北京
2019 “在艺术与时尚摄影之间:中国青年一代”,Bay Talk,深圳万象城,深圳
2018 “放大:拍摄亲密关系”,对谈,厦门三影堂摄影艺术中心,厦门
2018 “女性摄影史及其历史”,研讨会,“制造性别”系列工作坊第二回——摄影与摄影史中的性别意识,泰康空间,北京
2018 “瞬时/延时——宝丽来与当代摄影艺术”,讲座,Modern Art Base,上海
2018 “当代摄影的日常转向”,讲座,Brownie Art Photography,上海
2017 “回声:从西南出发的影像实验与对话”研讨会,成都麓湖A4美术馆,成都
2017 “作品意识与创造力:青年学者与艺术创作者交流会”,浙江美术馆国际学术报告厅,杭州
2017 “ 这是摄影吗?今日中国的图像制造”,厦门三影堂摄影艺术中心,厦门
2017 “作为知识生产的当代摄影实践”,厦门华侨大学,厦门
2017 “在地化的影像——2017广州影像三年展上海站活动“,上海摄影艺术中心,上海
2017 “听我说——中瑞当代摄影中的新叙事”,开幕圆桌,OCAT上海馆,上海
2017 “将艺术家介绍到世界”,东京T3摄影节,东京艺术大学,东京
2017 “摄影与新一代”,Three-Fold自我、媒介、社会展览研讨会,融设计图书馆,杭州
2017 “当代摄影的知识生产:调研、实践与展示”,三影堂教育计划工作坊,杭州
2016 “中国摄影史论研究的文献、方法与视野”,集美阿尔勒国际摄影季专家研讨会,厦门
2016 “摄影的观看、书写与展示”,对话,集美阿尔勒国际摄影季高校巡回讲座,厦门
2016 “平面设计师、编辑与出版人的角色”,研讨会,对话及圆桌,奥胡斯摄影书周,奥胡斯,丹麦
2016 “重思摄影: 摄影能否改变现实?”,研讨会,摄影书论坛,第26届葡萄牙影像会摄影节(Encontros da Imagem),布拉加,葡萄牙
2016 “看的见的城市“,讲座,Open Muji, 上海
2016 “聚焦海外摄影教育:从个案研究到出版计划”,讲座,北京三影堂摄影艺术中心,北京
2016 “花冠与荆棘:对当下摄影史及理论译介问题的几点思考”,研讨会,《中国摄影》杂志“译文研讨会”
2016 “英国教育实践中摄影创作的逻辑和方法”,研讨会,《中国摄影》杂志留学摄影研讨会,北京
2016 “当代艺术摄影与人际关系”,对话,设计共和,上海
2016 “中国摄影研讨会——风景影像与地理认知”,研讨会,云南罗平
2015 “中国当代摄影的风景再现”,亚洲文会艺术聚焦,Radisson Blu, 上海 / 老书虫,北京。再生空间计划,天津美术学院摄影系,天津
2015 “来自不同背景下的‘影像’与‘写作’”,讲座,瑞象馆,上海
2015 “当代地景摄影的实践与理论”,讲座,KCC秘境小院,大理
2015 “摄影、理论与实践:1960年之后的英国摄影教育”,讲座,上海民生当代美术馆,上海,中国
2015 “如何投国际摄影节公开展和摄影奖”,讲座,成都当代美术馆,成都
2014 “英国摄影教育的传统与现况”,讲座,浙江传媒学院艺术与设计院摄影系,桐乡
2014 “战争摄影的商业:有关人类冲突影像的生产及消费”,会议, 杜伦大学,杜伦,英国
2011 “中国创意胶片摄影新浪潮”,讲座,尤伦斯艺术中心文化项目,北京
2010 “建筑与摄影”,讲座,弗兰克盖里展览中心,太古里北区,北京
2010 Pecha Kucha Night Photographic, 2010大声展,北京


评审:2023 “Blurring the Lines”(巴黎),2023 瑞士温特图尔摄影博物馆“Photographic Encounters”摄影奖(温特图尔), 2023 /2022/2021 集美阿尔勒“影像策展人奖”(北京、上海)、2023 荷赛亚洲赛区(达卡,孟加拉)、OCAT研究中心“2022研究型展览策展计划”(北京)、2022 半山摄影奖(东京)、2021 迟日摄影奖(北京)、2020 Photo Vogue(米兰)、2022/2020新加坡国际摄影节Open Call(新加坡)、 2019 瑞士A New Gaze 3(苏黎世)、 2019 集美·阿尔勒国际摄影季女性摄影师奖(厦门)、2010 The Reference Asia: Photo Prize (首尔)、2019 Top 20中国当代摄影新锐奖(杭州)、2019 英国FORMAT国际摄影节公开展(德比)、2018 第十届三影堂摄影奖(北京)、2016 色影无忌新锐摄影奖(上海)

提名:2023 徕卡奥斯卡·巴纳克摄影奖,  2023/2022 FOAM保罗·霍夫奖, 2022/2021 Mast Foundation for Photography Grant,2023/2022/2021 C/O Berlin 新锐奖,2021/2020/2019 华宇青年艺术奖,2018 Abigail Cohen纪实摄影基金,2017 集美·阿尔勒国际摄影季发现奖单元、2017 巴塞罗那当代文化中心“摄影书现象”展览最佳摄影书、2015 大理国际影会,亚洲先锋摄影师成长计划、2015 德国卡塞尔2015最佳摄影书奖

专家见面会:集美·阿尔勒国际摄影节2019、2018、 2017、2016,丹麦Portfolio Dialogue 2018 ,  连州影展2018,T3 东京摄影节2017 ,英国FORMAT国际摄影节2019、2017 ,葡萄牙ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM国际摄影节2016





2012 Expect the Unexpected, 中国科学技术大学当代艺术中心,合肥,中国
2010 Liars Liars Liars, 喜鹊咖啡, 北京,中国


2014 不如我们去航海,不如我们去Tattoo,谷仓当代影像馆,兰州,中国
2013 31度,上街画廊, 伦敦传媒学院,伦敦,英国
2013 Between Among, 空间画廊, 波莫纳,加利福尼亚,美国
2013 Boom, dA艺术中心, 波莫纳,加利福尼亚,美国