A Yin  (Chinese, 1970) 


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A Yin Biography
1970   Born in Inner Mongolia, China
1990   Began self-teaching photography
1992   Associate Degree, Department of Mongolian Language and Literature, University of Inner Mongolia, China
1999 - 2003   Edited and compiled twenty-six volumes of books regarding nomadic life of Ethnic Mongols in China
2005   Won Golden Award from the Twentieth Exhibition of Inner Mongolia Photography
Selected as one of the top ten photographers of Inner Mongolia
2006   Awarded Golden Eagle, the highest honor of photography in Inner Mongolia
2007   Won Prize of Special Contribution to Photographic Art of Inner Mongolia
Voted one of the top ten photographers of China by Popular Photography Magazine
Winner of Golden Award of the Twenty-second National Photography Exhibition of China
Won Award from “All Roads Project”, National Geography, United States
2008   Interviewed by National Geographic, United States, regarding photography in Mongolia and life
2008   Nomads won Great Award by Slovakia Photographic Art Center in the twenty-ninth FIAP Black and White Photography Biennale
2009   Won Human Contribution Award of International Folk Photography
Won Grand Prize for Leica Photographers Award
Ranked in top ten portrait photographers of China
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Nomads, Photo LA, U.S
2009   Nomads, Photo Miami, U.S
Nomads, A Yin Solo Exhibition, MR Gallery, Beijing, China
Nomads, exhibition in Paris, France
Nomads, exhibition in Shanghai International Trade Center
Nomads, exhibition in the Eighth Chinese Photography Art Festival
2008   Nomads, exhibition in Lianzhou International Photography Festival
Nomads, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, United States
Nomads, United Nations, New York, United States
2007   Nomads, Los Angeles, Washington DC and New Mexico, United States
2005   A Ji Nai 800, University of Inner Mongolia, China
2004   Bo Ke 2048, Museum of Fine Art of Inner Mongolia, China