Shin Woong-jae

Shin Woong-jae

Shin Woong-jae (Everyday Asia) was born in Seoul, South Korea, and he graduated from School of the International Center of Photography, and he was awarded the ICP’s Director Fellowship during his Documentary and Photojournalism course in 2012. After finishing an internship at VII Photo in 2012, he started his career focusing on human rights issues and conflicts of urbanization in social landscape. His clients include The Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, and GQ Korea among others. He is also a contributing writer for PhotoDot Magazine of South Korea. He recently won the 2014 Rita K. Hillman Foundation Grant, and is participating in Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Shin Woong-jae

Sep 212014

The Everyday Movement and the Uphill Battle Against Media Stereotypes

Since the @everydayafrica feed launched on Instagram two years ago, the concept has grown into a global movement of photographers using daily-life imagery to fight stereotypes on a community, city, country, or continent level: from @everydaybronx to @everydayasia, from @everydaylatinamerica to @everydayiran, from @everydayusa to @everydayeasterneurope, and dozens more.

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