Jialin Yan




E-mail:jialinyan1992@qq.com
Instagram:@keykeyyan
Phone:+86 18606990319



Born in 1992, Fuzhou, China. Currently lives and works in Fuzhou, China. Her photography mainly revolves around the lost memories and emotions of individuals and groups while she always tries to explore the process of memory abandonment through image taking.

Her work has been finalisted in first Female Documantry Photography Foundation 2023, and shortlisted Lensculture Critics' Choice Awards 2022, IMA Next, etc. Her work is featured by the British Journal of Photography(UK), Broad Magazine(CA), Photography of China, Fisheye Magazine(FR), WUL Magazine(IL) and other magazines and were exhibited in New York, Rome, Ibaraki, etc. She has curated 「 Jimei xArles‘ Local Action Unit」 and has curated exhibitions in Adelaide, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other places.

She graduated from Newcastle University, UK, majoring in International Financial Analysis in 2016. Currently, she works mainly as a photographer / curator / article contributor.






Award


2023
Female Documentary Photography Foundation 2023 , Finalist / Female Documentary Photography Foundation
2022
Lensculture Critics’ Choice Awards 2022 , Shortlist/ Lensculture
Memory , Shortlist / IMA Next
30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2022 ,  Finalist / Artpil






Feature








Exhibition


2023
Spark Project Group Exhibition    Shanghai,China.    


2021
Logic of feeling, the 5th Shenzhen International Photography Exhibition  Shenzhen, China
A Shape of Gray, Solo Exhibition   Fuzhou,China
Youth in China, Online Group Photography Exibition   Copenhagen,Denmark
Most of the time I feel so confused,Solo Photography Exhibition   Ningbo,China

2020
FeiTeng Image,Group EXhibition   Shenzhen,China
Tropical White Night, Online Photography Exibition   Copenhagen,Denmark
Hide and Seek,Group Photography Exhibition   Ibaraki,Japan
The night ain't over yet,Solo Photography Exhibition   Shenzhen,China

2019
Spring Time,Group Photography Exhibition   New York,America

2018
It is gonna be alright,Solo Photography Exhibition   Fuzhou,China




Publication


2023
《Undercurrent》 Imageless Studio


2021
《Room Within China》,Tofu Collective/2021
《JIMEI x ARLES INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL 2021》,Three Shadow Photography Art Center




Lecture , Talk and Workshop

2023

"Touch and Healing" Artist Roundtable & Workshop,Three Shadows Photography Art Center,Xiamen / 2023/.05
I am (with) HER Kind: Feminisms in Collective Practice Online Round Table 
Alpha Nova & Galerie Futura / 2023.05


2022
Artist Lecture, Department of Photography, School of Fine Arts,Tsinghua University /2022.09

2021
When we talk about female photography,Tsutaya Bookstore Hangzhou / 2021.12




Curatorial Experience


2023
Her Nomadism, Female Photography Group Exhibition,Fuzhou,China   
2023/03-2023/05
Etudes about Refluxx Female Photography Group Exhibition,Fuzhou,China   
2023/03-2023/05

2022
Them / Local Action  Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival, Fuzhou,China   
2022/11-2023/01
Je te dévore,Bingnan Liu Solo Photography Exhibition,Chengdu,China   
2022/04-2022/04
A person float by the river,Yusen Wang Solo Photography Exhibition,Chengdu,China   
2022/03-2022/03

2021
Spreading in a hidden posture,Group Photography Exhibition, Changsha,Hunan,China   
2021/12-2022/01
Glimmer in the haze,Group Photography Exhibition, Foshan,Guangzhou,China   
2021/12-2022/01
A Myriad of Rooms, Group Photography Exibition,Beijing/Chengdu/Shanghai,China   
2021/10-2021/12
Visible Cocklebur, Group Photography Exibition, Adelaide,Australia   
2021/09-2021/10