Yanmei Jiang, born in 1986 Guangzhou, China. She was photo editor and photographer in magazines before, and now she is a freelance photographer and co founder of May and June Studio, currently based in Guangzhou, China.

Her works were the finalists of the Dummy Award Kassel 2016 and the 8th Three Shadow Photography Award 2016, they also received the Taipei Photo Emerging Talent Awards 2016, the XITEK EOS New Talent Award 2015. Her works got exhibitions in China, Taiwan, Japan, UK, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Norway, Croatia, Portugal, Denmark and Slovakia. She had held self-publishing book workshops, talk and curatorial in China.

Her works have been published on IMA Magazine, Lens Culture, Tencent·To Live, Artco China Magazine, Chip Foto Video Magazine, Citizine Magazine, New Weekly Magazine, Marie Clairethe Magazine, Chinese Entrepreneur Magazine, Economic Weekly Magazine, Blog Weekly Magazine, CBN Weekly Magazine, Portrait Magazine, South Reviews Magazine, People‘s Photography, VICE China, Yogurt Magazine, Edge of Humanity Magazine, Tencent News, Netease News, Sina News, Artron Network, The Paper Network, China Photographers Association Network and other publications.

Her works focus on the relationship between individual situation and the social, cultural environment, and the communication between them.

Awards:
2016, Me and Me, Taipei Photo Emerging Talent Awards, Taiwan.
2016, Me and Me, Dummy Award Kassel, Shortlist, Germany.
2016, Me and Me, Three Shadows Photography Award, Finalist, China.
2015, Me and Me, Xitek EOS New Talent Award, China.

Solo Exhibitions:
2017, Me and Me, Space Place, Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
2016, Me and Me, Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China.
2014, Me and Me, Voutu Space, Guangzhou, China.

Group Exhibitions:

2018, Me and Me, The Family of No Man, Arles Cosmos 2018, Arles, France.
2018, Me and Me, 17th DongGang International Photo Festival, DongGang, Korea.

2017, Me and Me, LensCulture Winter Exhibition, online.
2017, Me and Me, Photography Handmade Book, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui, China.
2017, Video of Three Foreigners Doing Business In Guangzhou, The Port and the Image Project: Documenting China’s Harbor Cities, China Port Museum, Ningbo, China.
2017, Me and Me, 2nd Ningbo International Photography Week, Ningbo, China.
2017, Me and Me, La Maison de Z “Made In China”, Arles, France.
2017, Me and Me, Record Keeping-Invitation Exhibition of International Photography at Xi'an, Xi'an, China.

2016, Me and Me, Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China.
2016, Me and Me, Taipei Photo, Taipei, Taiwan.
2016, Me and Me, Xitek New Talent Award, PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai, China.
2016, Me and Me, Photography in the Book, Gucang Dummy Award Martin Parr Edition, Lanzhou, China.
2016, Me and Me, CONNECT: A Curated Group Exhibition of LensCulture Network Photographers.
2016, Me and Me, 8. Fotobookfestival Kassel, Germany / Beijing, China; Fotoleggendo, Rome, Italy; PhotoIreland, Dublin, Ireland; Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway; Organ Vida Festival, Zagreb, Croatia; Month of Photography Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia; Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal; Photobook Week, Aarhus, Denmark; Format Festival, Derby, UK.
2016, Me and Me, Three Shadows Photography Award, Beijing, Xiamen, China.
2016, Me and Me, Xitek New Talent Award, Shanghai, China.

2015, Me and Me, Gucang Dummy Award Martin Parr Edition, Lianzhou foto festival, Lianzhou, China.
2015, Me and Me, Lishui Photography Festival and International Photography Seminar, Lishui, China.
2015, Me and Me @ Daily Snapshot, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China.

2014, Curator,Weipai Meet the World Phone Photography Exhibition,Guangzhou,China.

2013, En Ning, Chang Qing Street, Volume: Birmingham’s Art, Book, & Print Fair, Birmingham, UK.
2013, En Ning, Chang Qing Street, International Photography Culture Festival, Lishui, China.
2013, En Ning, Chang Qing Street, From Print to Publishing: The Changing Role of the Book in China and the UK, Chinese Arts Center, Manchester, UK.

2012, En Ning, Chang Qing Street, Times Museum Community Art Festival, Guangzhou, China.
2012, En Ning, Chang Qing Street, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Japan.The books were collected by Three Shadows Photography Art Centre Library.
2012, En Ning, Chang Qing Street, Caochangdi Photo Spring, Beijing, China.The books were collected by Chinese independent publishing Library.

2011,Curatorial execution,Three photographers of Guangzhou Daily Exhibition,Lianzhou International Photography Festival.

Workshops:
2013, one of the mentors in the Photography Book Workshop in Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui, China.
2013, handmade book workshop, Fei Gallery, Guangzhou, China.
2012, self-publishing book workshop, Times Museum Community Art Festival, Guangzhou, China.

Talks:

2016, Me in Private Images—From Life Struggles to Social Realities, Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China.