Sat, 26 Feb|
GMBB Level 3, Taiwan Reading Corner
Personal Approaches and the Power of Editing with Ian Teh
Ian Teh shares his approach to Documentary Photography. He looks at the importance of sequencing as a process for creating strong visual narratives and understanding the power of editing and improving your skills.
Time & Location
26 Feb 2022, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT+8
GMBB Level 3, Taiwan Reading Corner, No. 2, Jalan Robertson, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
About the event
In collaboration with GMBB, Exposure+ Photo is proud to present :
Personal Approaches and The Power of Editing
Ian Teh shares his approach to Documentary Photography. He looks at the importance of sequencing as a process for creating strong visual narratives. How Robert Frank's seminal book, The Americans, was incredibly influential to him as a young photographer and a great introduction to understanding the power of editing and improving your skills. The talk includes a 30 min Q&A session at the end.
About Ian Teh
Ian Teh is an international documentary photographer currently living in Malaysia. He is known for his work in China, covering its meteoric rise since the late 90s. He has published three books, Undercurrents, Traces: Dark Clouds and Confluence. His work is part of the permanent collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and the Hood Museum in the USA. Selected solo shows include the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York in 2004, Flowers in London in 2011 and the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam in 2012.
Teh has received several honours. In 2018 he was awarded a travel grant from the Pulitzer Centre for Crisis Reporting and presented his work on climate change at the National Geographic Photography Seminar.
He is also the recipient of the International Photoreporter Grant 2016, the Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography 2014 and the Emergency Fund 2011 from the Magnum Foundation. His work has been published internationally in National Geographic, The New Yorker, Bloomberg Businessweek and Granta. He has been a tutor at Cambodia's Angkor Photo Festival since 2014. Teh is a member of the British agency Panos Pictures.
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