Sun, 27 Feb|
Constructing Photo-Essays with Eiffel Chong
Acclaimed Malaysian photographer and educator Eiffel Chong will share his students photo-projects and impart his knowledge on how to plan and construct photo-essays.
Time & Location
27 Feb, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT+8
Kuala Lumpur, L1, Lot 18, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
About the event
Eiffel Chong will be showcasing 4 of his students' works from Tunku Abdul Rahman College University and their assignment was to learn to construct a Photo Journal on the theme "Myself". They needed to construct a series of 10 photographs involving everything that they have learnt in Photography and other subjects. In doing this assignment, they learnt how to tell a story by using only photography and how photography is an ideal medium to learn about critical thinking. Q&A follows.
About Eiffel Chong
Eiffel Chong graduated with an MA in International Contemporary Art and Design Practice from the University of East London and a BA (Hons) in Photography from London College of Communication. He is an award-winning photographer and has been featured in many exhibitions in Malaysia and around the world.
Recently, Xishuangbanna Photo Festival 2021 awarded him the Outstanding Foreign Photographer Prize for his series “Institutionalised Care”. AugustMan Magazine in Malaysia awarded him The Man Of The Year 2016, Art Category and he had also won the 2nd Prize in Category D for the Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015, Japan. He was also one of the finalists for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2014, Hong Kong.
Besides his production of photographic work, Chong is highly engaged with the Malaysian photographic community; taking on the role of mentor for the MAP Shooting Stars programme. In addition, he has been appointed to the panel of judges for the Kuala Lumpur Photoawards 2016 and 2017 Annual Nikon Photo Awards, Malaysia.