Edition 2018

Yingguang Guo


Mothers in a Shanghai square brandish signs vaunting the virtues of their single sons: Yingguang Guo’s The Bliss of Conformity series focuses on arranged marriages in China. Drawing from personal as well as contemporary social experience, Yingguang Guo mixes documentary photography, video and installation to show us a social reality that is still going strong.
In 2017, Yingguang Guo was the first winner of the Prix Madame Figaro Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival.

Exhibition coproduced with the Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival.
Publication : The Bliss of Conformity, La Maison de Z, 2017.
Prints by Processus, Paris.
Framing by Circad, Paris.

The exhibition is part of MP 2018, Quel Amour!

  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture