LUO DAN | 骆丹
Luo Dan was born in Chongqing in 1968 and graduated from the Sichuan Fine Art Academy in 1992. He is the recipient of several photography awards, including the prestigious Art Award China (AAC) for Photography Artist of the Year 2013, for his Simple Song series; the 2011 Hou Dengke Documentary Photography prize; the Best New Photographer award at the Dali International Photography Festival (2011); the Gold Award for Outstanding Artist at the Lianzhou International Photography Festival (2008) for his North, South series. In addition, one of the images from Luo Dan’s acclaimed Simple Song series ("Simple Song No.25: John Ringing The Bell") was included in the second edition of Phaidon’s The Photography Book (2015), “an unsurpassed collection of more than 550 superb images that represent the world’s best photographers from the mid-nineteenth century to today”. He currently lives and works in Chengdu, China.