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    "Iran - Unveiled" 29Apr~8May 2013 at The Arts House at The Old Parliament
    1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore, Singapore 179429




    After 7 years of floating around Europe, the USA, Australia and parts of Asia, the NUS Middle East Institute is proud to present their first ever photo exhibition featuring the works of a local photographer, Zann Huizhen Huang who travels regularly to various parts of the Middle East. Iran~UnVeiled, spanning a period of 5 years, allows visitors to see the realities of life in Iran from the Caspian Sea region to the Persian Gulf. Zann has taken considerable risks as a solo female photographer to gain access to people and places in Iran that are prohibited to local women. Zann has also shared her escapades in Iran at TedX KL 2012.

    ABOUT ZANN

    Zann Huizhen Huang began her first serious foray into photojournalism after the tsunami in January 2005. She has covered humanitarian and socio-political issues in Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, China, Turkey, Tunisia, Thailand and the Philippines. Her images have been published in Time magazine, Le Monde, Geo Italia, L’expresso and other publications in the US, Europe and Asia.

    Her works have garnered various awards such as the UNICEF Photographer of the Year 2007 (Honourable Mention) and Le Grand Prix Care Internationaledu Reportage Humanitaire Award 2007 - Top 5 finalists.

    Zann has also spoken about her self-initiated and self-funded projects at TEDx Singapore 2012 and about her photo documentation of Iran at TEDx Kuala Lumpur 2012.

    Zann has also covered “Mental Health Issues” in Singapore and was featured in the Asia Exposed 2 series in late Sept 2011 on Channel News Asia which won a silver medal in the Best Social Issues/Current Affairs category at the New York Festival International TV and Film Awards 2012.
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    Default Re: "Iran - Unveiled" 29Apr~8May 2013

    hi weiteck, thank you very much for the heads up on this

    what are the timings like ?

    There is a photography talk on Friday at SAM starting at 6.30pm . Its not far away so a few of us might want to drop by to see this before the talk begins

    http://www.clubsnap.com/forums/clubs...otography.html
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    Default Re: "Iran - Unveiled" 29Apr~8May 2013

    The exhibition is open during Arts House's operating hours: Mon - Sun : 10.00am - 10.00pm
    Zann the photographer will try to be there after mid-day during the duration of the showcase.
    Free exhibition, just stroll up to Lv 2 of Arts House

    Quote Originally Posted by ed9119 View Post
    hi weiteck, thank you very much for the heads up on this

    what are the timings like ?

    There is a photography talk on Friday at SAM starting at 6.30pm . Its not far away so a few of us might want to drop by to see this before the talk begins

    http://www.clubsnap.com/forums/clubs...otography.html
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    Default Re: "Iran - Unveiled" 29Apr~8May 2013

    The photographer will also be presenting an Artist Talk at Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Filmmaking
    Sat 11May 2~4pm

    There are limited seats for this talk, so do sign up early to get a seat.
    This talk is free, but do email info@objectifs.com.sg to pre-register.


    Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/364581710314509/

    Get a glimpse of what it's like to be a photojournalist covering stories in the middle east countries. In this seminar, photojournalist, Zann Huang will be sharing about her experiences covering humanitarian and socio-political issues in countries like Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, China, Turkey, Tunisia, Thailand and the Philippines.

    During the talk, she will also share about how she does her research on the places to go and how she prepares for each trip. You will also get tips on how she goes around getting her stories when she's at a new place.
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    Default Re: "Iran - Unveiled" 29Apr~8May 2013

    Last 2 days to “#Iran – Unveiled” by Zann Huang.
    Pop by The Arts House at The Old Parliament. She will be there from mid day onward.

    A short write-up and interview with her, Web link:“Iran – Unveiled” by Zann Huang | | Artitute – Art | Art News | Reviews | Magazine | Exhibitions | Artists | Visual Art | Fine Art | Graphics | Prints | Singapore | Asia

    Do register for her talk at Objectif, this Sat. Scroll up this thread for info.
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