Yuting Duan

Director of Lianzhou International Photo Festival.

Yuting Duan has been dedicating herself to promoting Chinese contemporary photography for many years. She is the director of Lianzhou International Photo Festival, one of the biggest and most influential photo festivals in China. She cofounded the festival in 2005 and has been closely involved with its development since.

Ms. Duan has also been involved with the following festivals around the world: FotoFest, FOTOBILD, Paris Photo Biennale, Rhubarb-Rhubarb festival, Thessaloniki Photo Biennale, Festival de la Luz and Moscow Photo Biennale. She has also been a nominator for the Prix Pictet Photography Prize and the Hasselblad Award. She is the author of “Ten Years of Contemporary Photography in China 2005-2014”.

She cofounded Lianzhou Museum of Photography (LMP), the first public museum dedicated t contemporary photography in China in 2017, she is now the codirector of LMP.