On the morning of May 26, 2018, at the invitation of Dr. CLAUDIO ROCCA, Director of the National Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, a delegation of Shandong Eastern International Photographic Art Promotion Association visited Florence National Academy of Fine Arts.
Dr. CLAUDIO ROCCA met in his office with Zeng Yi, the executive chairman of the Silk Road National Photographic Association International Alliance, chairman of the Shandong Eastern International Photographic Art Promotion Association, a professor at the Shandong Institute of Arts and Crafts, and members of his delegation.
The Dr. ROCCA first congratulated on the complete success of the "Hometown and the common people- Zeng Yi photography art exhibition" held at the FIAP Exhibition Center in Florence.
Zeng Yi presented the “Homeland” personal portfolio to Dr. ROCCA. The Dean gave high praise and appreciation to the work. Zeng Yi’s solo exhibition was immediately invited to be exhibited at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and a speech was given at the Academy.
After the talks, Zeng Yi presented to the dean the two original works of “The mother have experienced many vicissitudes of life” and “The Life of Grandmother.” The Dr. ROCCA presented the collection to Zeng Yi.
Zeng Yi played a live video of the 5th World Photography Conference and Jinan International Photography Biennale. He also invited the National Academy of Fine Arts of Florence to organize teachers and students to participate in the 2018 7th Jinan International Biennale and Silk Road National Youth International Photography. competition. The president of ROCCA stated that he will actively organize school teachers and students to participate.
The two sides gave each other an album and expressed their desire to continuously strengthen exchanges and cooperation. Zeng Yi invited the Dr. ROCCA to visit China at a convenient time. The ROCCA has accepted the invitation with pleasure and stated that he will continue to strengthen and expand the exchanges and cooperation between the two sides.
Famous Italian artist Milot, deputy supervisor of the Shandong Eastern International Photographic Art Promotion Association, photographer Li Yuxun and famous Chinese artist Wang Shuzhong accompanied the event.