/ 2021 / /

Empty Step

  • Prize
    Silver in Architecture/Others Architecture
  • Photographer
    Yidan Lu

The end of the steps is dark, the windows are dark, and the light that the naked eyes see is only the steps leading to the darkness. So the real black is not black, and the light is only a distance. The photo was taken in downtown Mexico City, 2019.

Yidan Lu was born in China. She graduated in Stage Design in Academia di Brera, Milan, and her second Master’s degree in photography in San Francisco, the United States. Now she is based in San Francisco. Yidan Lu’s work showed at the Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; the MA-EC gallery, Milan; Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, Urbino; Luoyang Contemporary Art Space, Luoyang, etc. In the meantime, she is also the founder of Tu1Tu, an Art public welfare institution, to help Chinese artists gain support from society.

Awards Bronze in Professional Portfolio-Fine Art Category of Moscow International Foto Awards, 2021;
Fine art-special effects, Tokyo International Photo Awards, 2020, 2 categories of honorable Mention;
7th edition of Fine Art Photography Awards in the professional level,2 categories of silver;
Monochrome Photography Awards, 2019, 2 categories of honorable Mention;
6th edition of Fine Art Photography Awards in the professional level, 2 categories of silver.
Her work was also collected by the Italian Consulate in Shanghai and awarded the honorary title in 2013.