based in Beijing
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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...
My long-term project, "The Price of Happiness," about the life of Buntha, a Cambodian woman who was trafficked to China as a bride, was exhibited at DOK17, a documentary photography festival in Fredrikstad, Norway this month.
The project was partially supported by the Fritt Ord Foundation student grant.
I recently produced a podcast for Multimedia Week. I sat down with Vietnamese photographer Dat Vu and Cambodia-based Italian photographer Thomas Cristofoletti and chatted about photo and journalism collectives. Listen here, and please share and subscribe if you enjoy the episode!
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.
I was extremely privleged to have been one of the 27 participants of the professional workshop of Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Cambodia in December 2015. One of the photos I produced during the workshop is featured in "Hankyoreh21," a weekly in South Korea. Link here.