Shin Woong-jae / 신웅재

South Korean

Based in New York and Seoul


Professional Experience

Contributing Photographer, The Washington Post — 2013-Present

Contributing Photographer, The New York Times — 2014-Present

Contributing Photographer, Sisa-In; Seoul, South Korea — 2017-Present

Contributing Writer, PhotoDot Magazine; Seoul, South Korea — 2013

Teaching Assistant to Alison Morley for Documentary and Photojournalism Seminar, School of the International Center of Photography, New York, USA — 2013-2014

Intern, VII Photo Agency; Brooklyn, New York, USA — 2012


Education

Documentary and Photojournalism, School of the International Center of Photography, New York, USA — 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, Korea University, Seoul, S.Korea — 2001


Workshops & Reviews

Eugene Richards Workshop “Personal Vision”, New York, US — 2015

The New York Times Lens Portfolio Review, New York, US — 2015

Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII, New York, US — 2014

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, New York and Hong Kong — 2011

Chris Steel-Perkins, Derby, UK — 2011

David Alan Harvey, Clarksdale and New York, USA — 2011

Gary Knight and Philip Blenkinsop, Rajasthan, India — 2011

Gary Knight and Marcus Bleasdale, Kigali, Rwanda — 2011

Sung Nam-Hoon, Seoul, S.Korea — 2010

Abbas, Seoul, S.Korea — 2009

Lee Jae-Gab, Seoul, S.Korea — 2009


Awards/Grants/Fellowship

American Photography 33 CHOSEN — 2017

Social Documentary Network Documenting What Matters Honorable Mention — 2017

Hillman Foundation Fellowship; New York, USA — 2014

International Center of Photography Director Fellowship; New York, USA — 2012


Solo Exhibition

“From Sand to Ash: Another Family”, Gallery Ryugaheon, Seoul, South Korea — 2019


Group Exhibition

"#ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis”, The International Center of Photography, New York, USA  — 2020

“Where Were You On That Day?” Book launching exhibition, Seoul, South Korea — 2017

Open Show NYC #11, New York, USA — 2014

Sections, Pingyao International Photo Exhibition, Pingyao, China — 2013

Street Shots/NYC, South Street Seaport Museum by Museum of the City of New York, New York, USA — 2012

OCCUPY! Governor’s Galleries by International Center of Photography, Governors Island, New York, USA — 2012

MY TRUTH, YOUR TRUTH, 2011-2012 Full-Time Student Exhibition, School of the International Center of Photography, New York, USA — 2012

Occupy Wall Street as Captured by Photojournalists, South Street Seaport Museum by Museum of the City of New York, New York, USA — 2012


Publication

“Where Were You On The Day?: The Chronicle of Impeachment and The Memory of The Square” (그날 당신은 어디에 있었는가) by Loupe, South Korea — 2017


NGO Collaboration

UNICEF Korea Emergency Fundraising Campaign — 2016

Skills

Specialized for photo story, editorial, covering a protest, and cityscape

Photo editing and research

Fluent in Korean, English and Japanese


References

Gary Knight Co-Founder of VII Photo Agency info@garyknightphotography.com

Ed Kashi Founder and Board Member at Talking Eyes Media, Member of VII Photo Agency ed@edkashi.com

Alison Morley Chair Emeritus, Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program International Center of Photography AMorley@icp.edu


Contacts

Pharos Art & Ventures

22 Sejong-daero 21-gil, Jung-gu. Taesung B/D #504 Seoul 04519 South Korea

woongjae.shin@gmail.com

New York +1.917.838.7448 Seoul +82.10.9287.1959

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