EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTENDER: YANGKUN SHI

Yangkun Shi is based between London and China, having just graduated from MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication in London. His series Solastalgia records his own realisation that the relationship between his past memories and current realities in his hometown has fractured, and the consequential experience of homesickness when in his home environment.

Prizes for the 3rd Annual Emerging Photography Awards include gallery exhibitions at United Photo Industries (Brooklyn), ArtBridge (NYC) and HeadOn Festival (Sydney), $$$$, representation opportunities with Susan Spiritus Gallery (LA) andnineteensixtyeight (London), exposure, camera bags and more!  Deadline is January 31, 2017.