Charmaine Poh is a Chinese-Singaporean photographer whose work concerns memory, gender, youth and solitude. Based in Singapore but frequently on the road, she is dedicated to unfolding narratives across Asia. She has made work on class divisions in Bangladesh, women in a transitioning Burma, and LGBTQ rights in Cambodia. Her latest personal projects focus on young adulthood in Singapore.
Born in 1990, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in international relations from Tufts University in 2013, where she was also a student in the program for Narrative and Documentary Practice. She also co-founded Clicking Together, an education initiative in India that uses photography to bridge socio-economic and cultural gaps in society. Her work has been published and exhibited internationally. She recently completed the VII Masterclass Berlin and was invited to participate in the 2017 New York Portfolio Review.