Yan Jiacheng

他曾入选 2024 Aesthetica Art Prize,2024 FRESH EYES International Talent以及2023 英国皇家摄影协会纪实摄影奖。并多次入围各类国际艺术节,包括第8届年西班牙CUVO国际视频艺术节、第19届韩国东江国际摄影节、第11届以色列PHOTO IS: RAEL国际摄影节以及2023罗马艺术周等,还作为受邀作者参与法国 第37届Riedisheim国际摄影沙龙进行分享。他的作品被KGP BOOKS和HUMBLE艺术基金会选入合作出版的《OF COVID》摄影集中。他多次受到如《人物》《谷雨》《Voicer》《尼龙》等杂志媒体的报道,作品发表在《中国摄影》《新周刊》《F-STOP》《UAAD》以及《看客》等平台,并作为演讲者参加了《一席》。
除自由创作部分,他曾经受邀/约稿于各类媒体进行专题创作,包括《看客》《人间》《 Sixth Tone》《中国人的一天》以及《环球人文地理》等媒体。

Yan Jiacheng, born in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province, currently lives in Guangzhou, China.
He has been selected for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2024, FRESH EYES International Talent and the 2023 Royal Photographic Society Documentary Photography Award. His work has been shortlisted for the 8th CUVO International Video Art Festival, the 19th Korea DongGang International Photography Festival, the 11th Israel PHOTO IS: RAEL International Photography Festival, and the 2023 Rome Art Week, among many other international art festivals.  His works have been featured in the collaborative publication "OF COVID" by KGP BOOKS and HUMBLE Art Foundation, Yan Jiacheng has been covered by magazines and media outlets such as "People," "Guyu," "Voicer," and "Nylon." His work has been published on platforms like "Chinese Photography," "New Weekly," "F-Stop," "UAAD" and "Kanke," and he has also participated as a speaker in "Yixi."
Yan Jiacheng has also been commissioned for special photo projects by various media outlets, including Kanke, Renjian, Sixth Tone, A Day in A Chinese's Life, and National Geographic China, among others.

Speaking Program:
YiXi: Go Out for a Walk After Work

Awards & Open Calls:
  • 2024 Aesthetica Art Prize, UK  (longlist)
  • 2024 Postcollapse Art: Art Since 1989 Open Call, Switzerland (Shortlist)
  • 2024 FRESH EYES International Talent, GUP Magazine, Netherlands (Shortlist)
  • 2024 8th CUVO International Video art Festival Open Call, Spain (finalist)
  • 2023 The Photography Foundation Awards, UK (Shortlist)
  • 2023 EPEX Espana Photo Award, Spain (Honorable Mention)
  • 2023 The Royal Photographic Society Documentary Photography Awards, UK (Shortlist)
  • 2023 Changing Asia Photography Contest, China Daily&Asia News Network (Shortlist)
  • 2023 Kris Graves Projects OF COVID Book Inclusion Award, USA (Shortlist)
  • 2023 37th edition of Riedisheim Photo International Salon Open Call, France (Shortlist)
  • 2023 City Life Competition, 1st prize, TEN MOIR GALLERY 2023
  • 2023 Chania International Photo Festival Open Call, Greece (Shortlist)
  • 2023 International Juried Photography Exhibition: THE PORTRAIT Open Call, USA (Shortlist)
  • 2023 19th DongGang International Photo Festival Open Call, Korea (Shortlist)
  • 2023 11th PHOTO IS: RAEL International Photography Festival Open Call, Israel (Shortlist)
  • 2023 Rome Art Week FORGOTTEN PLACES Open Call,Italy (Shortlist)
  • 2023 Human Nature Exhibition Open Call, The Glasgow Gallery, UK (Selected)
  • 2023 Al-Tiba9 Magazine ISSUE14 Open Call, Spain (Selected)
  • 2020 Photo Diary Competition, Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation, China(Shortlist)
  • 2019 UCCA Reflections on Civilization Photography Competition, China (Shortlist)

  • 2024 Haute Photographie Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2024 THE AESTHETICA ART PRIZE , York Art Gallery, UK
  • 2024 8th CUVO International Video Art Festival, Alternative Screens, Spain
  • 2024 37th edition of Riedisheim Photo International Salon, France
  • 2023 PHOTO IS: RAEL International Photography Festival, Israel
  • 2023 Rome Art Week FORGOTTEN PLACES Group Exhibition, Italy
  • 2023 Changing Asia Photography Exhibition, Indonesia
  • 2023 City Life TEN MOIR GALLERY, Online
  • 2023 Chania International Photo Festival, Greece
  • 2023 International Juried Photography Exhibition THE PORTRAIT, PRAXIS GALLERY, USA
  • 2023 DongGang International Photo Festival, Korea
  • 2023 Spark Project Group Exhibition, Shanghai, China
  • 2023 Determination in Chaos,Spark Zine photography exhibition, Chengdu, China
  • 2020 Chengdu GSC Exhibition Center Opening exhibition, China
  • 2019 Civilization: The Way We Live Now, UCCA, China

Media Coverages & Features:
  • 2024 Courrier international Newpaper City Issue, France
  • 2024 De Standaard Newspaper, Belgium
  • 2024 Zone magazine: Nights in the Suburbs
  • 2024 BROAD Magazine’s ‘Friday Feature’
  • 2024 Noice Magazine: Nights in the Suburbs
  • 2024 Photo-Letter:Nights in the Suburbs
  • 2023 SEEN Magazine: Nights in the Suburbs
  • 2023 UAAD: In Conversation: Yan Jiacheng, Vicinity in Focus
  • 2023 Chinese Photography Magazine: Dance of the Sleeping City
  • 2023 New Weekly: Dance of the Sleeping City
  • 2023 F-Stop Magazine: Issue 119
  • 2023 WeLens Magazine: Everyone Has an Online Nickname
  • 2022 Voicer Magazine: A Corporate Employee’s Street-level Human Observation Journal
  • 2022 Yangcheng Evening News: Breaking the Limitations of Photography and Collaging the City’s Multitudes
  • 2021 Person Magazine: The Human Observer of the Cracks in the World
  • 2022 Tencent Gu Yu: A Human Sample Collector Takes a Stroll on the Streets
  • 2020 NYLON Magazine: Rethinking Familiar Objects: the Inspiration Behind a Photographer’s ‘Anger Bank’

  • Nighttime in the Suburbs Zine by imaginess
  • Changing Asia 2023  published by Asia News Network
  • OF COVID published by +KGP BOOKS and HUMBLE Arts Foundation
  • 101 contemporary artists and more… by Collect Art
  • Noir Artist Book by SU4IP

Personal writing and photography works :
Published in channels or magazines such as "Kanke", "Renjian", "A Day of Chinese People", "Lonely Library" and "Sixth Tone".

  • A personal collector and artist from Uruguay


In addition to photography, he is also skilled in graphic design, UI design and video production. Therefore, for commercial collaborations, he has worked with companies including Alipay, Youdao, WeChat, Kuaishou and Meituan. The collaborations are not limited to just photography, but also cover design, video production, etc. Among them, he has collaborated with Daytrip Studio (WeChat: 远野计划NOW) on several projects. If you have any collaboration needs, please check the contact information below to discuss potential partnerships.

E-mail : yjcheng4611@gmail.com
WeChat : jungers