Woong-jae Shin

Location: New York
Nationality: South Korean
Biography: Shin Woong-jae is a South Korean photojournalist base in New York and Seoul. He majored Linguistics and also studied Semiotics in Korea University in Seoul, South Korea before starting photography. His studies in semiotics led him to brand... read on
Awards News
Honorable Mention in Social Documentary Network Call for Entries on Documenting What Matters
woong-jae shin
Feb 23, 2017

I'm thrilled and overwhelmed to announce that my long term project "From Sand to Ash", a reportage about human consequences and environmental destruction by electronic industry got selected as an Honorable Mention in SDN Call for Entries on Documenting What Matters. I do appreciate my mentors, friends and colleagues for encouraging and supporting me to continue this project. Particularly, I would like to thank Gary M KnightEd KashiAlison MorleyMarcel SabaJames EstrinJames B WellfordMike KamberLiza FaktorNamhun Sung and Eugene Richards for mentoring me to trust myself and to produce this project. I'm one damn lucky photographer on the planet today. I will take great responsibility on my project more than ever. 감사합니다!

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