GPP Talks with Xyza Bacani

Join us at GPP for a talk with photographer Xyza Bacani - The talk is free to attend but registration is required.


Xyza Bacani is a Filipina Street and Documentary Photography Photographer who has been featured in the New York Times Lens Blog, CNN and various international media publications not only for her excellence in photography but also for her inspirational story. Working as a domestic worker in Hong Kong for almost a decade, she used photography to raise awareness about under-reported stories, focusing on migrants and human rights issues. She is one of the Magnum Foundation human rights fellows 2015, has exhibited worldwide, won awards in photography and is the recipient of a resolution passed by the Philippines House of Representatives in her honor, HR No. 1969. She’s also a FujiFilm Ambassador.

 

Awards

30 under 30 Women Photographers 2016

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia The Arts 2016

BBC’s 100 Women of the World 2015

The Standard Young Visionary of the Year for Photojournalism 2015

Justice Centre Human Rights Award 2014

Special Merit in Human Rights Press Award 2015 for her project 900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope

HIPA Black and White portrait, fifth place 2014

National Geographic Hong Kong, finalist (2012/2013/2014)

 

To learn more about Xyza Bacani, please visit her personal website here.


Event Date

Saturday, June 11
16:30 - 18:00