Rajendran Nadarajan is an imaging technician at The Straits Times Picture Desk. His work has been featured in various publications and exhibitions. He currently enjoys taking photographs of the human form in various stages of intoxication.

Sim Chi Yin is a journalist with The New Paper, and has completed stints as intern-photographer and full-time reporter with The Straits Times. She was a finalist in the 1999 Ian Parry Award, a photojournalism competition run by The Sunday Times of London. Between 1999 and 2001, she documented a Maoist village in China and the Roma, or Gypsies in Oradea, northwest Romania. Her works have been exhibited in London. She documented domestic workers on their days off in 2003, and the images became part of the Day Off exhibition in the same year.

Darren Soh is a sociologist by training and a photographer by choice. He has previously worked with The Straits Times as well as done independent research and photographic work on the migrant workers' community in Singapore. He has also taught and exhibited in Bangldesh's pretigious Pathshala, The South Asian Institute of Photography, and is currently a resident instructor at Objectifs, a center for photography and filmmaking. See more of his work here.

Terence Tan has been a photojournalist with The Straits Times since 1996. He received the bronze award for Newspaper Photographer of the Year by IFRA in 2004. Terence was in Phuket, Thailand, and Aceh, Indonesia, to cover the aftermath of the tsunami in 2005.

Wong Maye-E is a photographer with the wire agency Associated Press (AP). In 2002, she won third prize for Best in Digital Photography in the sports category of the IFRA Public Asia Awards. She documented the arrival process of a foriegn domestic worker in 2003 as part of the Day Off exhibition. She covered the tsunami's impact on Indonesia in early 2005. Maye-E has also taught photography at Objectifs, a center for filmmaking and photography in Singapore.

Stephanie Yeow has been a Straits Times photographer since 1995. She played a key role in putting together two Straits Times photography exhibitions, one of which was about the aftermath of the tsunami in Asia in 2005, which was held at the Paragon Shopping Center and the Mercy Relief gallery in Singapore. Stephanie also teaches basic photography to Straits Times reporters.

Project Coordinator Chan Tse Chueen is a sub-editor in a newspaper and has coordinated two photo exhibitions previously, including one on domestic workers in Singapore.

Workshop Coordinator Grace Ho is an arts student at the National University of Singapore.

 

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