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Pictures and Stories from a Motorcycle Journey Across China

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Ryan Pyle, longtime China-based photojournalist, showcasing photographs and video from his 18,000 km journey across China.

February 21, 2013 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Click here to watch a video of the presentation. 

Born in Toronto, Canada, Ryan Pyle spent his early years close to home. After obtaining a degree in International Politics from the University of Toronto in 2001, Ryan realized a life long dream and traveled to China on an exploratory mission. In 2002 Ryan moved to China permanently and in 2003 began taking freelance newspaper and magazine assignments. In 2004 Ryan became a regular contributor to the New York Times. In 2009 Ryan was listed by PDN Magazine as one of the top 30 emerging photographers in the world. In 2010 Ryan, with his brother Colin, produced and directed a documentary film about their 65 day – 18,000km - Guinness World Record breaking motorcycle journey around China, which will air in summer 2012. Ryan Pyle is an award winning photographer, television presenter, filmmaker and author. Ryan is based full time in Shanghai, China.

Click here to read "The Middle Kingdom Ride: 2 Brothers, 2 Motorcycles, 1 Epic Adventure in China," a featured interview on US-China Today on Ryan and Colin Pyle's 65 days, 20,000 km motorcycle ride around China.

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