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“Liu Heung Shing: Photographs as the Pulse of Life” in which Pulitzer Prize-winner HS Liu shares images from 30 years of photographing China

When:  Sunday, August 4, 2013

 

TIME: 16:00 tov17:30 (CST)

 

WHERE:  Capital M

  No. 2, Qian Men Ave, Bldg 3, Beijing; 北京市东城区前门大街23楼前门M餐厅

  Tel. +86 10 6702 2727

 

Cost: RMB 75, includes a drink

 

ABOUT THE EVENT:

     Liu Heung Shing is a former foreign correspondent and photojournalist who has covered China, the U.S., India, South Korea, and the former Soviet Union. Named one of the 100 most influential people in contemporary photography by Paris Photo, he is also the author of several widely acclaimed books. These include China After Mao (1983) and his latest, China, Portrait of a Country (2008). His work has won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography shared with his colleagues at the Associated Press for their coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Union. His exhibition, China Dream, Thirty Years: Liu Heung Shing Photographs opened at the China Arts Museum Shanghai, in July.

  Moderator Melinda Liu is the Beijing Bureau Chief for Newsweek &The Daily Beast, and has reported on China for much of her career. She's lived and worked in Beijing since November 1998, returning to a city in which she had resided from 1980 to 1982. One of Newsweek's most experienced foreign correspondents, Liu covered the era of China's post-Mao modernization; the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and the fall of the Taliban; the 1991 liberation of Kuwait; and U.S. military interventions in Somalia and Haiti and the fall of Saddam Hussein. Liu won the 2006 Shorenstein Journalism Award in recognition of her reporting on Asia.

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