Xinran Gu
About - Xinran Gu Photography

Xinran Gu is a New York City based visual storyteller. She holds a Bachelor degree at the University of Iowa on Journalism and Studio Arts and studied photojournalism at the International Center of Photography. In her work, she finds and constructs narrative of people and place from the historical point of view.


2016 Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism, International Center of Photography

2015 BA Studio Arts and Journalism, University Of Iowa


Selected Group Exhibitions

(Upcoming) Beyond the river, Across the sea, Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase, Objectifs, Singapore, 2017

(Upcoming) Fortune Avenue, China through Chinese Eyes, Photoville, New York, 2017

Fortune Avenue, Another Kind of Paradise, Rita K. Educational Gallery, New York, 2016

Lapskaus Boulevard, Another Kind of Paradise, Rita K. Educational Gallery, New York, 2016


2017 Beyond the River, Across the Sea, Jiazazhi, China/ 江尽头,洋彼岸,假杂志

2017 Beyond the river, Across the sea, Fotoroom, Italy

2017 Beyond the river, Across the sea, Yet Magazine, Switzerland

2016 Life at the Fortune Avenue, Tencent, China/ 纽约八大道的中国迁徙故事,腾讯

2016 Fortune Avenue, New York Edited Book, Berlin

2016 Fortune Avenue, Shift 11, International Center of Photography, New York City


Gordon L. McKenzie Scholarship, University of Iowa, 2014

Artist Lecture

2017 Beyond the river, Across the sea, Open Show New York City, Bronx Documentary Center, NY

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