Kau Fu is the beginning of a long-term project, a homage to the bus driver uncle I regret never really knowing, and his obsessions. Kau Fu 舅父, by Michelle Chan was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
When we talk about people in photography, oftentimes we talk about those in the frontlines, the photographers and artists, and forget the facilitators behind the scenes.
We took the opportunity to introduce Singapore photography to the audience in a presentation titled Singapore Photography: Desires and Anxieties of a Small City State.
Hong Kong’s socially conscious photography isn’t considered “as charming” as Chinese photography in the market. Yet, that is also the reason why it is so uniquely crucial to the Chinese-speaking community.
Artist highlights from our #EPHEMERA Exhibition on 12th November 2016 at The Substation featuring photography, paintings, drawings, blueprints and performance.
A candid and inspiring public lecture on Conflict Photography and the beginnings of VII Agency by co-founders and photojournalists, Gary Knight and Ron Haviv was held at Objectifs on 8 October, 2016.
Magnum Photos commissioned Sohrab Hura and Raghu Rai to photograph the canonisation of Mother Theresa and her legacy in India.
Reacting to the postwar Japan of social unrest, protest and rapid growth, Daido Moriyama: Prints and Books from 1960s – 1980s surveys through Daido Moriyama’s works, and how they reflect the Zeitgeist Movement of Japan between 1960s – 1980s.
In Southeast Asia, our understanding of photography is largely framed through the binary of photography versus art, which morphs into the other dichotomous paradigm of straight photographers versus artists who use photography.
Oh Deer, where have all the people gone? Yoko Ishii’s photographs of Sika deers roaming freely in lifeless midtown Nara in Japan are beautiful, yet hauntingly apocalyptic.
Hokkaido photographer Eiji Ohashi has been photographing a typology of vending machines across various cities in Japan for years.
All my childhood I listened to stories about how some boy or man with friends would steal a girl to get a married with her. I realize that it’s still happening somehow…
The second edition of Photo Kathmandu Festival happens in Nepal between 21 October – 3 November 2016.
Zines and collaborative projects are popular in Southeast Asia, led in part by efforts in Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.
In last decade or so, Pulau Ubin has been celebrated as a safe haven for its rich natural heritage and peaceful village life.