China news agency, London, April 20, 2009 (Reporter Wei Qun) as one of a series of activities of the London Book Fair guest of honor of “Rise of China a century teaser – people family photo exhibition on the 20th in the London South Bank University display. A picture of the original old photographs, one block illustrated panels and layout of the booth was very oriental atmosphere, as if to bring people into the century of China’s history.
The exhibition focused on ordinary family life in the centuries between the family emotion as the spindle, a small family changes to reflect the social changes and emotions of ordinary people in China World.
exhibition covers a wide range, involving multiple aspects of family life, ideas, social relations and living standards. The featured over 20 photos of the four themes, meanders through the “oral history” of the image recording, a touching story.The curator
family life across the centuries divided into “memory” and “century home Spring and Autumn”, “Chinese women” and “Changes” several themes, corresponding to a different era, different perspectives story. The photographs, the earliest a shooting in 1898, has been 114 years of history. Family story from the group across the centuries, we can see the real late Qing family, we can see the tremendous changes in Chinese family life in the reform and opening up 30 years later.
a London South Bank University, UK students have seen the exhibition, said: “Now the world talking about China, I also want to understand China, it is hard to really come into contact with Chinese people’s lives, so this exhibition is very important is also very interesting, it let us see the richer, I have very mixed feelings, the concept of the family of the Chinese people is so strong, the Chinese people’s love is so faithful. ”
Chinese family a hundred years show curator Bi Chunping told reporters: “These photos tell the story, reveals a deep sense of beauty in, showing the Chinese people rich and delicate emotional world. emotions across borders, she can direct blow everyone’s mind. This is also the organizers want to express the connotation “.
this exhibition is one of the 11 exhibition of China as the guest of honor of the London Book Fair this year, co-sponsored by the China Press and Publication Administration, the China National Publications Import & Export Corporation and the Beijing Oriental Tiange Culture Company, Xinhua News Agency, the London bureau. London South Bank University, Chinese Confucius Institute co.
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