The journalist-turned-photographer shining a light on Beijing’s underground workers

By Brennavan Sritharan

Having discovered a passion for photography as a teen, Sim Chi Yin spent nine years as an adult writing for The Straits Times, Singapore’s English daily, before returning to image making. “I’ve had to remind myself that a good text subject might not be a strong picture project,” she says of the change. “And I’ve had to deal with switching from trying to be an objective reporter to being a closely involved fly on the wall.”

She seems to be making a smooth transition, though – Rat Tribe, which documents the lives of low-income workers in Beijing, was presented …read more

Via: BJP


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