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[ INTERSECTION by Funan ] #2. Photography Clinic: Documenting people and places

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Curious how documentary photographer, Mindy Tan (Instagram: @tinyhumanmind) captures the emotions of people on the streets of North Korea so well? Ever wondered how Yik Keat (Instagram: @yk) composes and captures his drone picture of interesting places that he has discovered?

Join us for this casual, and concise photography clinic session with Mindy Tan and Yik Keat to learn practical tips on shooting and editing photographs of people and places. Be it taken on your pro camera, drone, or mobile device; our two photographers have got you covered.

Get some hands-on experience to apply these tips. Bring your photos to discuss with them. And exclusive to attendees of the programme, we’ve got a photography competition where you can show-off your new-found knowledge and stand a chance to win attractive prizes!

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Mindy Tan

Mindy Tan is a documentary photographer adept at capturing people in their everyday lives. Ambassador to Fujifilm as on of the camera brand’s X-photographers, she is the first female X-Photographer in South-East Asia and recently presented at Fujikina 2017 in Kyoto, Japan becoming the first female on Fujikina’s live stage. She began her career as a newspaper journalist for migrant labour, winning the Society of Publishers Asia (SOPA) Award for Excellence in Human Rights Reporting in 2007, before leaving to be a photographer, taking on a variety of assignments from competitive sports, documentary, travel and lifestyle assignments and also weddings.

Her passion is street photography, with Singapore and Asia being her main geographical interest. Her North Korea photo series went viral on social media and was subsequently exhibited in France, at the Festival Pil’ours.

Her photos of Lee Kuan Yew’s passing were selected for the National Museum of Singapore. She also co-published ‘Silenced Minority’ a pictorial book about Singapore’s 2015 electoral campaign.
The photographs you will see at Funan show suite were first exhibited at Photokina 2016 in Cologne, Germany.


IG: @tinyhumanmind ||
web: mindytan.com

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Lee Yik Keat (YK)

Yik Keat is a self taught urban photographer based in Singapore. Only at the age of 21, He has accumulated a following of 150,000 individuals on Instagram, where most of his work can be found. Yik Keat has been recognised by several companies including Adidas, Samsung, VSCO and many more. He enjoys taking images that delivers a connection with the audience he's sharing with, while maintaining a personal touch to each and everyone he creates.



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A B O U T I N T E R S E C T I O N

Intimate conversations to spark ideas and connections, Intersection by Funan is a monthly gathering where creativity, technology and entrepreneurship intersect.


A B O U T F U N A N

Funan is an intersection where people and passions intersect to create new discoveries and we seek to foster a culture of collaboration and co-creation.

Regular activities will be housed at the showsuite; curated based on a collection of six passion themes – tech, craft, play, fit, chic and taste

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A B O U T S H O P H O U S E & C O

Shophouse & Co is the curator of the Intersection by Funan.

Shophouse & Co is a placemaking studio that help clients create places for people through programmes and interventions that catalyse urban spaces and communities. www.shophouseandco.com

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Sat May 27, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM SGT
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