Yibin Tian was born in Daqing, northeast China, in 1963.
He ventured to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, in 2005, and shot a world-shocking and authentic recording of North Korea’s 55th anniversary of independence with the title "Dance and Cross the 38th Parallel." Among others, his journalistic documentary photos with the title "Our New York" recorded the homeless with a unique perspective, had a widespread influence on the international photography circle.
Yibin Tian was the cover artist of Asia Pacific Art of 50 years classic special issue.
He held solo exhibitions in Chelsea Art Gallery, Elga Wimmer Gallery and Hudson Art Center, NY and so on.
His joint exhibitions were held in Asian Art Festival, NY; Shiroyama Art Museum, KR; GuanYin- Tang Art Street, Beijing; TS1 Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai; International Photography Festival, Pingyao, Shanxi, Bookhouse, KR, NYU, etc.