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Exhibition: Red-Color News Soldier
Li Zhensheng—Red-Color News Soldier is the literal translation of the Chinese characters printed on the armband given to LI Zhensheng and his rebel group in Beijing at the end of 1966, eight months after the launch of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
April 28, 2007 - July 07, 2007
Opening Reception: April 28, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UC Riverside/California Museum of Photography
3824 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501
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Li Zhensheng was born in 1940 in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China. After early studies as a cinematographer, he began working as a photographer for the Heilongjiang Daily in northeastern China, where he stayed for over nineteen years before beginning a teaching career at the International Political Science Institute of the University of Beijing. In 2003 his chronicle of the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) was published as Red-Color News Soldier: A Chinese Photographer's Odyssey Through the Cultural Revolution (Phaidon 2003). His photographic collection http://red-colornewssoldier.com/ has been represented worldwide by Contact Press Images since 1999. He is based in Beijing and New York.