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Nov 30, 2021

China featured in 2021 International Photography Exhibition

"Tara" by Lopamudra Basu

Seven images in the 2021 International Photography Exhibition were either taken by a Chinese photographer or feature a location in China. Five photographers in the exhibition are from China: all are current undergraduate students.

2021 International Photography Exhibition

People Category

  • 3rd Place: Tara, Lopamudra Basu, Alumni, India
  • Honorable Mention: Shadow, Shih-Hong Lee, Alumni, Taiwan

Places Category

  • Honorable Mention: Past is present, Jiachen Zhang, Undergraduate Student, China
  • Honorable Mention: Mist, Chen Linyingzi, Undergraduate Student, China

Arts & Culture Category

  • Honorable Mention: Chinese Kungfu Tea, Yutong Guo, Undergraduate Student, China
  • Honorable Mention: Colorful Shadows, Tianyi Guo, Undergraduate Student, China
  • Honorable Mention: Mignonne, Zechen Yu, Undergraduate Student, China

The 2021 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas in 28 different countries by 33 Ohio State students, staff, faculty and alumni. The exhibition includes a diverse selection of images captured in Antarctica, Austria, Bolivia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Laos, Myanmar, Scotland, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Turkey, and Vietnam. The 33 exhibition photographers represent a cross-section of Buckeyes including: 11 undergraduate students, six graduate students, five staff members, one faculty and 10 alumni of Ohio State. 16 of the photographers in the exhibit are international and hail from 11 different countries: Austria, China, Colombia, India, Nepal, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Vietnam.

Photographs in the exhibition were first submitted in three categories to the International Photography Competition, an annual contest open to all members of the Ohio State community. Over 200 members of the campus community submitted more than 400 photographs across three categories: People, Places and Arts & Culture. As part of the competition, Ohio State Buckeyes from 30 countries submitted photographs taken in more than 60 countries. The Places category had the most total submissions with 178 photos entered. Over 100 photographs were submitted in the People category and more than 115 images in the Arts & Culture category.

Organized annually by the Office of International Affairs, the international photography competition and exhibition has showcased Ohio State’s top international photography for more than 20 years. Visit International Photography Competition & Exhibition to view the current exhibition or browse past photography exhibitions.