Yan Cong (b.1991) is an independent photographer based in Beijing, where she was born and raised. She focuses most of her long-term projects on women’s issues, rural China, and China’s relations with its neighbors. In 2015, Yan was...
I had the opportunity to speak about my on-going project on Cambodian brides trafficked to China to a very engaged group of audience during Ruom Hangout, an afternoon event at Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Although the project is mainly shot in China, I have always felt the importance to bring this work to Cambodia to raise awareness of and to prevent bride trafficking.