Woong-jae Shin

Location: Seoul
Nationality: South Korean
Biography: Shin Woong-jae is a South Korean photojournalist based in New York and Seoul. He majored Linguistics and studied Semiotics at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, before starting photography. His semiotics studies led him to brand marketing,... read on
Featured in Sisa-IN 2016 Year End Issue
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Jan 27, 2017
It’s a belated posting but Samsung semiconductor factory victims story which I’ve been working on got featured on Sisa-In’s 2016 year end issue. Nothing to celebrate here. The victims’ situation hasn’t got any better.

(Sisa-IN is the most influential weekly news magazine in South Korea. It's great honor to be featured in the magazine for South Korean as a photojournalist. The article is only in Korean, though.)


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