The Workshop Grant, kindly sponsored by our partners Shutterspace Studios, is open to application by Filipinos who work with photography or images on social stories or campaigns.
“Omni Polis” by Shogo Yamada and “Manila” by Jun Abe are the latest offerings by Osaka-based publishing company Vacuum Press. From what I gather, Vacuum Press is owned and run by a collective of 4 photographers (Shunji Dodo, Jun Abe, Shogo Yamada, and Yasuko Noguchi) who set up the company to publish their own work.
We found this video of 2011 new year’s night in Manila at the Emergency Room by Filipino photographer Luis Liwanag intriguing to say the least. Fascinating display of revelry, mishaps and brawls as he puts it. Warning: Graphic content.