Jessica Lim will be juggling her new role as Director of Angkor Photo Festival, Southeast Asia’s longest-running international photography event, and as a judge in our Invisible Photographer Asia Awards 2018.
Announcement: Meet our 2018 Awards Jury Panel
We are most honoured and excited to announce our 2018 Jury Panel: NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati, Robert Godden, Jessica Lim, Wang Xi, Emmeline Yong, and Kevin WY Lee.
Ten Women behind Photography in Asia
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.
APWS Spotlight: Kim Hak, On
In this APWS Spotlight bi-weekly series, Jessica Lim presents work from previous participants of the Angkor Photo Workshops and finds out what they have been up to. ON Destroying old heritage buildings is like killing a group of old people. ON is a combination of 2 words, OLD + NEW. OLD refers to old buildings, from the French colonial era up to modern Khmer architecture from the 1950s to 1970s during the Vann Molyvann period. NEW is about new generation. ON works with urban people born after 1979 who are engaged in activities in different old buildings. Even though we are in …
APWS Spotlight: Rony Zakaria, Men, Mountains and The Sea
In this APWS Spotlight bi-weekly series, Jessica Lim presents work from previous participants of the Angkor Photo Workshops and finds out what they have been up to. Men, Mountains and The Sea Divided by 17,000 island and located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia is home for more than 150 active volcanoes and distinctly marked by a coastline spans over 80,000 km. This project documents an ongoing history of people and communities whose life affected by two major entities for Indonesians, the mountains and the sea. Rony Zakaria Rony Zakaria studied photography at Antara Gallery of Photojournalism and completed a …
APWS Spotlight: Vivek Muthuramalingam, Leak
Silence shadowed by the presence of a few angry dogs replaces the chaos and the clutter of the by lanes. The sodium vapour lamps stand witness to a man combing his hair one last time before he heads home for the night.
APWS Spotlight: Nishant Ratnakar, Fistful of Dreams
In this new APWS Spotlight bi-weekly series, Jessica Lim presents work from previous participants of the Angkor Photo Workshops and finds out what they have been up to. Fistful of Dreams Palguni lives with her mother Veena an elder sister Akila on the outskirts of Bangalore city. When anyone sees the two girls with their mother, this question follows them in whispers: “Are they adopted?” Yes, both girls were adopted by Veena. It is the colour of the girls’ skin that makes people ask this question — Veena is fair-skinned, whereas the two girls are dark-skinned. This is an ongoing project to foreground …
7th Angkor Photo Festival – Call For Submissions
We recently caught up with Françoise Callier and Jessica Lim from the Angkor Photo Festival. They have been working hard behind the scenes on the festival’s 7th edition taking place from 19th to 26th November, 2011 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We were privy to hear the festival’s plans this year and their wonderful support for young Asian photographers. The Call For Submissions to this year’s festival is now open till 15th June, 2011. Call For Submissions to The 7th Angkor Photo Festival Created in 2oo5, the Angkor Photo Festival is the first such event to be organized in Southeast …