Associate Professor Xie Lin from J-school of STU won the Theory of Photography Awards in the 10th China Photography Awards, whose ceremony was held in Ningbo, 8th Jan. 2015.
There were 293 people participating in the 10th China Photography Awards and 26 people wining prizes(not include Lifetime Achievement Awards). There are only 5 winners in Guangdong Province.
Despite the slimmest odds of 10.2% to win a prize, Pro.Xie received this award with her book Dialogue with Gong Yuan( a photographic factory), which was base on oral history. It took her 3 years to interview 45 elders of Gong Yuan, recording its whole history from establishment to development, and to its final extinction. It is the first book on the subject of domestic brand of photographic material. It is an significant sample for the research of Chinese photography history as well.
China Photography Awards is one of the 13 professional prizes of Chinese Federation of Literary and Art Circles(CFLAC), which is jointly held by CFLAC and China Photographers Association. It plays an important role in the art circle and has an extensive influence.