As an event partner, Photography of China's founder Marine Cabos has been curating exhibitions around the world, while being commissioned by universities, institutes and cultural organizations to give talks, to write essays and research papers. If you are interested in collaborating with Photography of China, please check our services.
Guest Lectures at the School of Oriental and African Studies (London, United Kingdom)
Date: 2013 to 2018
Delivered tutorials, seminars and lectures for various courses, including special lectures on contemporary photographic practices in China for the Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate in Asian Art.
Guest Lectures at the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, United Kingdom)
Date: 2016 to 2018
Delivered several lectures for the museum's Learning Academy, which covered the early development of photography in China during the transition from the mid-nineteenth century to early twentieth centuries.
Panel discussant at the Second Conference of the European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Date: 24-27 August 2017
Participated in the panel Art and Reproduction in Republican China during the Second Conference of the European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology (EAAA) organized at the University of Zurich.
Wiles Colloquium XIV (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Date: 23-24 June 2017
Invited to give a paper for the "New Lenses on China" colloquium that considers the impact of photographic sources on our understanding of Chinese history.
A discussion about Solange Brand's photographs
Date: 18 May 2017
Invited to participate in the exceptional departmental seminar at EHESS to discuss Solange Brand's photographic archives of the Cultural Revolution with Marianne Bastid-Bruguière (Emeritus Research Professor at CNRS, Centre d’études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine).
Colloquium at the INHA (Paris, France)
Date: 13 April 2017
Invited to give a paper for the "Face au déferlement des images" colloquium that examines the ways in which photographic archives of China are being reconstructed and reinvented through digital practices.
Guest Lectures at Christie's Education (London, United Kingdom)
Date: 2015 to 2016
Delivered seminars and lectures for the Postgraduate Degree Programme devoted to the Arts in China, including special courses that chronicled and analysed the history of photography in China - from its inception to contemporary time.
Seminar at the EHESS (Paris, France)
Date: March 2016
"(Re)créer l’héritage : la photographie au service de l’archéologie en Chine (années 1890-1910)" was a seminar held at the Centre d'études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine (CECMC) at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS).
Nikon Photo Contest (Shanghai, China)
Date: April 2015
Jury member for the category "Still Photography" for the Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015.
“Memories of 1930s China”, Focus Photography Festival (Mumbai, India)
Date: 09-23 March 2017
Invited to curate a slideshow for the new series called the "FOCUS Invites" alongside photography specialists from around the world.
Sandro Miller’s exhibition at Lianzhou Foto Festival (Lianzhou, China)
Date: 19 November - 9 December 2016
Co-organized the first solo exhibition of the Chicago-based artist Sandro Miller in China. Held at the 12th Lianzhou Foto Festival.
Empreinte Vagabonde’s musical performance at Wuzhen Theater Festival
Date: 13-22 October 2016
Co-produced a performance that mingled vintage photographs and music. In order to dialogue with Chinese culture, the musical duo Morgane Labbe (accordion, vocals) and Heikki Bourgault (guitar) showcased Luo Bonian’s photographic archives.
Stefen Chow's "The Poverty Line" project (Paris, France)
Date: September 2015
Co-organized Chow's exhibition and talks. Events in partnership with the festival Les Nuits Photographiques and Le Bureau des Arts de Sciences Po.
"Brain Fashion - Concept Art Confession Group" (Duolun Museum of Modern Art 上海多伦现代美术馆, Shanghai, China)
Date: 31 March - 7 April 2012
Set up the exhibition of the Belarusian artist collective Concept Art Confession Group, whose focus was Alexey Shlyk’s photographs and Maksim Makarevich’s sculptures.
Paper entitled "The Cultural Revolution Through the Prism of Vernacular Photography" for the peer-reviewed online journal Trans Asia Photography Review.
Commissioned writing by Marine Cabos for the Wombat N°30 dedicated to the Chinese contemporary artist Liu Bolin 刘勃麟.
Commissioned writing by Marine Cabos in interview with photographer Peter Dixie.
Author of the monograph on Li Wei's (李暐) entitled: Cabos, Marine. Li Wei : Lightnesses. Hong Kong: Thircuir, 2013.
Release of an article (in French) about the contemporary artist and photographer Liu Yue entitled: Cabos, Marine. « Liu Yue : portrait d’un nouveau méditant. » Nunc automne (2013): 45-47.