Shanghai Center of Photography (SCôP) was founded in May 2015 by Mr Liu Heung Shing. SCôP is a non-profit organization: the first such accredited art institution dedicated to photography in China, and Shanghai’s premiere museum for the photographic medium. SCôP showcases international and Chinese photography in all its diverse applications. Here you will find the best of journalism, documentary, social history, fashion and art photography from around the world. In tandem with its curated exhibitions, SCôP offers a program of educational programs including workshops, lectures, and publications.
Founder Liu Heung Shing
Collaborating with publishers such as Taschen, Viking and Penguin, Liu Heung Shing’s publications offer an authoritative voice on photography in China, including (Taschen, 2008), (English version) (Penguin Viking, 2010), and (Hong Kong University Press,2011). Volumes of his own works include , (Associated Press, 1993) and (Penguin,1983). In recognition of , magazine called Liu Heung Shing "The Cartier- Bresson of China."
Board of Trustees
Liu Heung Shing
Chairman of Board of Trustees.
Founder and Chairman of China Media Capital since 2009, Li served as President of Shanghai Media Group from 2002 to 2011.
Managing Director of Boyu Capital.
Partner and Chief Representative in China of the international law firm Skadden Arps.
Chairman of the Paris-based Sipa Press and one of the world's preeminent collectors of fine art and international photography.
SVP of the Investment Banking Committee, CITIC Securities
The Chief Executive Officer of CMC (CMC Capital Partners) and CAA(Creative Artists Agency).
CEO of 698 Capital, Wang is also an international lawyer, investor and businessman.
MSc. in Financial Engineering from Columbia University. Secretary General of the Students & Scholars Association.
Meijie (MJ) Tang