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Documentary Arts Asia rewards documentary photographers and filmmakers working with passion and conviction on quality projects in Asia.

2012 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop seat photography contest:

First place
Binh Dang ‘Small Things

Runners up
Joe Jittivuthikarn ‘The Forbidden Journey
John Javellana ‘Typhoon Country
Sonny Thakur ‘Family Ties

The contest was open to citizens of Thailand, Laos, Burma/Myanmar, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia & Malaysia who had been shooting professionally for less than three years and who were under the age of 30 on the 4th August 2012.

Documentary Arts Asia acted as the primary local partner for the 2012 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, which ran from the 29th July to 4th August in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Foundry Workshop was an incredible opportunity for photographers to learn from some of the greatest practitioners working in the world today. Last year’s amazing group of instructors included: Alison MorleyRon HavivWalter AstradaAndrea BruceDavid GuttenfelderDavid StoreyAshley GilbertsonMaggie Steber and many more! We wanted to reward photographers working on quality documentary photography projects in Asia and offered the opportunity to be involved in this incredible event.


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