UCCA Beijing

My Family Chronicle—Handmade Book Workshop


Location:  UCCA Workshop
Language:  Chinese Only

Included in the “The Chinese Photobook” are rare photobooks made abroad and domestically. Through the pictures we can see the contradictions, changes, developments, and innovations in the history of modern China.

For this event, UCCA would like to further introduce the history and methodology behind the distinct medium by guiding you step by step in the creation of your own unique photobook. Seacy Cao, an experienced tutor in art design and book binding, will guide participants on a tour through the exhibition, pointing out the materials and processes used in the creation of several examples. Then Seacy will assist participants in the creation of their own photobooks, detailing the Chinese and European styles of thread binding, paper cutting, and the setting of photos.

Ticket & Participation

RMB 150 / Person

RMB 130 / UCCA Members

Reservation required.

Please call +86 10 5780 0200 from Tuesday to Friday 11:00-18:00 to book. Please note that you may only book one seat at a time. Members can also book by sending an email to members@ucca.org.cn


*All materials provided.

* Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

*If you make a reservation but cannot make it to the event, please cancel by calling +86 10 5780 0200.

* Please arrive on time.


Seacy Cao

With a Master’s in Design from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Seacy Cao is also a current teacher at CAFA’s School of Continuing Education and the Kede College of Capital Normal University. With extensive experience in publishing, she has assisted in the translation of a Chinese language version of Layout Design and has cooperated with the SAMSUNG China Design Institute in developing concept products and design books. Seacy has taken part in the international projects for Icograda and AIGA, and has produced a visual image system design for ICAE.