Jian Gao is an award-winning photographer currently based in Beijing and New York. Pulitzer Center on Crisis reporting grantee (2016). Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar (2013). His work awarded as the first place by PDN, Communication Arts....
Skills:Research, Image Archiving, Digital Printing, Lighting Tech, Film Scanning, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Copywriting, Exhibition Design, Photojournalism, Retouching
Published on Philosophie Mag, both in German and French version!
Monday, January 15, 2018
Published on Philosophie Mag, both in German and French versions, printed and online!
Siena International Photo Awards 2018 Jury Panel!
Monday, January 15, 2018
I was being invited acting as one of the jury members for the upcoming 2018 Siena Internaitonal Photo Awards!
Still have time to submit your work to the competition! Can't wait to see your work and good luck!
Assignment for Bloomberg Businessweek
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
This past weekend, I went on assignment for Bloomberg Businessweek and covered the land reforming in Sihong County, Suqian City, Jiangsu Province, China. Thanks Bloomberg for the opportunity.
"The Price of Progress on the Mekong River" published and interviewed by Viewfind
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Thanks journalist and interviewer Dan Peleschuk who is currenlty based in Eastern Europe for the questions and words on the article.
Scholarship shortlisted by Cortona on The Move
Monday, July 10, 2017
Jian's ongoing photographic project- "The Price of Progress on the Mekong River" shortlished by Cortona on the Move and Visura. Thank you very much Visura for providing this amazing opportunity to get my work being reviewd by the judges. Much appreciated.
The Price of Progress on the Mekong River, published on Doc! Magazine
Monday, June 26, 2017
Jian Gao's new ongoing project- "The Price of Progress on the Mekong River" publised on Polish photo magazine- Doc! Photo Magazine, together with Magnum photographer Matt Black's project- "Geography of Poverty".
The project was Jian's substitute project funded by Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in the summer of 2016. Jian travelled from Northern Loas, went across the Cambodian border and finally "finsihed" at My Tho, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. All images were captured on Hasselblad Xpan camera, NONE CROP.
Available for purchasing here: http://docphotomagazine.com/doc-store/magazines/doc-photo-magazine-vol-q4-39-printed/