1. What are 2016 China Photographic Art Festival and the 16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition?
Whereas China Photographers Association and Zhengzhou Municipal People’s Government jointly organized 2016 China International Photographic Art Festival（CIPAF）& 16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAE) will conduct in Zhengzhou from May 26 to June 2, 2016. CIPAF is firstly organized by China Photographers Association and Zhengzhou Municipal People’s Government, CIPAE is one of the largest international photographic events in the world. China International Photographic Art Festival and China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAFE) were approved in August 2015 by the general offices of the Central Committee and State Council. It is hosted every two years, and won high recognition by the national government.
CIPAFE: 1.CIPAF has 30 invitation exhibitions (with 3 exchange exhibitions). It will exhibit and show over 500 works from over 10 countries and regions; 2.CIPAE has 60 exhibitions. It will exhibit and show 738 outstanding works (2296 photos), which selected from 110 thousands works from 88 countries and regions; 3.CIPAFE has 15 activities, about 350 domestic and international photographers, and over 100 medium will participate in it.
2. How many exhibition areas will 2016 China Photographic Art Festival and the 16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition have?
Exhibition Area A:Shengda Art Gallery “Focus on Children” Thematic Session Exhibition、“World View-- Exhibition of Young Journalists from Xinhua News Agency” International Invitation Exhibition、From Photo Journalism to Contemporary Creation、 “International Famous Photographer” Invitation Exhibition、 International Colleges Photography Exchange Exhibition、“Years of War, Revolutionary Juvenile” International Invitation Exhibition、 “Camden” International Photography Invitation Exhibition.
Exhibition Area B:Henan Art Center “Age·Samsara” International Famous Photographer Invitation Exhibition、Korean “Scenery, People, Future” International Invitation Exhibition.
Exhibition Area C:Zhengdong CBD Plaza A. “American Contemporary Portrait Photography” International Invitation Exhibition、Non-themed Exhibition.
Exhibition Area D:Shang City Ruins Plaza “Civilization Zhengzhou” International Exchange Exhibition、“China in the Eyes of Foreigners” Session Exhibition.
3. Is the exhibition free?
All exhibition areas of the 2016 China Photographic Art Festival and the 16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition will be open for free to the public.