Editor, Publisher, Founder and Director of Jiazazhi Press & Photobook Library (China)

Yanyou Yuan Di

Yanyou Yuan Di is an editor, publisher, founder and director of Jiazazhi Press & Photobook Library. He has participated in numerous art book fairs and exhibitions in New York, Paris, Tokyo etc. He has also curated more than 20 books for Chinese photographers. Some of the books he curated were nominated and awarded in famous photobook awards, such as Kassel Fotobook Award, Paris Photo-Aperture Photobook Award, Rencontres d’Arles Author Book Awards etc.

He is also the curator of various photobook events in China, such as Chinese Independent Photobook Exhibition at Caocangdi Photo Season 2012, Handmade Photobooks in China at Beijing Photography Biennale 2014, JimeixArles Photobook Fair 2016 and Lianzhou Foto Festival Independent Photobook Fair 2017. He also initiated Jiazazhi Photobook Festival 2017 and co-curated Unfold 2020 Shanghai Art Book Fair. He has been the judge of the New Talent Award, Singapore Photography International Festival, T3 Photo Festival Tokyo, and Photo One Taipei.