Judging Panel – Invisible Photographer Asia Awards 2013

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The movement of photography in Asia today is more vibrant and dynamic than ever. But often times, great photographers and inspiring work in Asia remain invisible and shy of deserved recognition.  The inaugural Invisible Photographer Asia Awards is an awards program that aims to recognize and spotlight excellence in photography in the street and documentary tradition by photographers in Asia.  Call for Submissions: Now open till 12PM SGT, Monday 3rd June 2013.

Judging Panel 2013

Pablo BartholomewPablo Bartholomew

Photographer, India | Photo Essay Asia Award Judging Panel
Pablo Bartholomew is one of India’s most important photographers. He has photographed societies in conflict & transition for over 20 years. At the age of 19, Pablo won the World Press Photo award for his series on Morphine Addicts in India (1975) and the World Press Photo of the Year for the Bhopal Gas Tragedy (1984).
More: www.pablobartholomew.com

Tay Kay ChinTay Kay Chin

Photographer/Educator, Singapore | Photo Essay Asia Award Judging Panel
Tay Kay Chin is without doubt, one of Singapore’s most influential names in Photography. He has worked in newspapers for a decade. In 2003, he won a Hasselblad Master award. Kay Chin also co-founded Platform, a volunteer group that promotes photojournalism and documentary work in Singapore.
More: http://taykaychin.com

Yumi GotoYumi Goto

Curator/Reminders Photography Stronghold, Japan | Photo Essay Asia Award Judging Panel
Yumi Goto is a Tokyo-based Curator and Editor. Yumi is a board reviewer for Emphas.is and on the nomination panel for the Prix Pictet and 2012 MAGNUM Emergency Fund, amongst others. Most recently, she founded the Reminders Photography Stronghold to further her work in Japan.
More: http://reminders-project.org/rps/

Chow Chee Yong

Chow Chee Yong

Photographer/Educator/Curator, Singapore | Photo Book Asia Award Judging Panel
Chow Chee Yong is a Singaporean Artist who works mainly in the medium related to Photography. He attended the prestigious Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan where he received his MA (Distinction) degree in Photography. Recently, Chee Yong was featured in Image Makers: Singaporean Photographers documentaries
More: www.chowcheeyong.com

Zhuang WubinZhuang Wubin

Photographer/Curator, Singapore | Photo Book Asia Award Judging Panel
Zhuang Wubin is a photographer, curator and researcher well known for his research work about the photographic practices of Southeast Asia. Wubin is one of the region’s most passionate and vocal advocates.
More: http://zwubin.wordpress.com

Peter SchoppertPeter Schoppert

Managing Director, NUS Press, Singapore | Photo Book Asia Award Judging Panel
Peter Schoppert is the Managing Director of NUS Press, the scholarly publishing arm of the National University of Singapore, and successor to Singapore University Press.
More: http://nus.academia.edu/PeterSchoppert


Che’ Ahmad Azhar

Photographer/Educator, Malaysia | Street Photography Asia Award Judging Panel
Che’ Ahmad Azhar, or better known as Chemat, is a lecturer for Photography in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM), Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Chemat is also one of Malaysia’s leading figures in Street Photography.
More: invisiblephotographer.asia/tag/che-ahmad-azhar


Erik Prasetya

Photographer/Educator, Indonesia | Street Photography Asia Award Judging Panel
Ranked one of Indonesia’s most influential photographers, Erik Prasetya is best known for his Estetika Banal approach to photography and his improvisational street and documentary journal of Jakarta amassed over 15 years.
More: https://invisiblephotographer.asia/tag/erik-prasetya

Ying TangYing Tang

Photographer, China/Germany | Street Photography Asia Award Judging Panel
Renowned contemporary street photographer from Shanghai currently based in Germany. Ying was featured in the Street Photography Now book.
More: http://www.yingphotography.com

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