About Yang Fudong - 关于杨福东


Yang Fudong (b.1971) was born in Beijing. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of China Academy of Fine Arts in 1995. He currently works and lives in Shanghai. Yang Fudong is among the most influential Chinese cinematographers and photographers today. He creates strong, powerful and poetic films, which play off the thoughts and experiences of everyday life. There are different themes surrounding Yang Fudong's films, but they all have a purpose, theological or literal.

Portrait of Yang Fudong: Photo by Feng Yu, © Faurschou Foundation.