Photofairs Shanghai, Asia’s largest photography art fair, is held at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Photo: Simon Song

Can Shanghai photo fair persuade Chinese art collectors to invest in contemporary works?

China is the world’s second-largest art market but makes up only 1.2 per cent of art photo sales. Those behind Photofairs Shanghai, featuring works by luminaries such as Ren Hang and Zhang Hai’er, are hoping to change that

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Photofairs Shanghai, Asia’s largest photography art fair, is held at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Photo: Simon Song
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the SCMP as senior culture writer in 2015 after many years of covering business and politics in Hong Kong and London. She edited and wrote for the Financial Times and the Nikkei Asian Review, presented on RTHK Radio 3, and launched the Economist Group's first Chinese-language publication, CFO China.