March 26, 2018
All At Once: Visual Storytelling with VII in Barcelona
In March of 2018, VII photographers will convene in Barcelona, Spain for their annual meeting. On this occasion, from March 26-28, 2018, the agency will hold a 3-day photography workshop with Eyes in Progress at the Catalan Civic Center Casa Golferichs in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. This will...
June 27, 2017
Do The Right Thing: interview with PDN
I was interviewed by PDN about some of the choices I’ve had to make while covering stories, access and connecting to subjects, and responsibilities to my audience. Along with David Guttenfelder, Nina Berman, Victor J. Blue, and fellow VII photographer Sim Chi Yin, our interview excerpts can be found...
April 10, 2017
Congratulations to the 11 finalists of the Catchlight Fellowship! The judges are currently interviewing these shortlisted candidates: Danny Wilcox Frazier Laia Abril Kirsten Luce Hank Willis Thomas Carlos Javier Ortiz Brian Frank Tomas van Houtryve Poulomi Basu Sim Chi Yin Ziyah Gafic Sarah Blesener There were a total of...
August 26, 2016
From Stills to Motion: A Night of VII Films
Photographer, filmmaker, storyteller, reporter, author. The documentarians of VII have long embraced these multiple roles in this transmedia age, with some now using film as their main medium. Singaporean photographer Sim Chi Yin has curated an evening of VII’s international award-winning film work. She will screen her short film...
October 21, 2015
Crossing Borders Picture Fund
The Crossing Borders Picture Fund has launched! This effort, spearheaded by Laura El-Tantawy, is a print auction to raise funds for the global migrant crisis. The auction will be live for two weeks only and will feature work by a wide range of photographers including VII members Ed Kashi and Sim Chi...
May 12, 2015
MULTIMEDIA WEEK: Ed Kashi & Sim Chi Yin
“In this episode of Multimedia Week, David Campbell is in conversation with Ed Kashi and Sim Chi Yin, two well-known photographer’s and filmmakers who are part of VII Photo. They discuss the wide-ranging topic of ethics in visual journalism, including the question of posing, reenactment and staging in stories,...
December 04, 2014
Sim Chi Yin on Channel News Asia
Photographer Sim Chi Yin (VII) wants to give a voice to people who can’t speak up for themselves. In the last two years, she has been documenting the life of He Quangui, a Chinese gold miner who is suffering from an irreversible occupational lung disease. Published today on Channel News Asia,...
September 25, 2014
Ed Kashi & VII at Pingyao
Ed Kashi (VII), was the winner of one of the top international photographers awards at the 14th annual Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) where he exhibited a show curated from three recent bodies of work. On September 20, VII photographer Sim Chi Yin hosted a “Meet VII” talk at...
May 23, 2014
“Ground Up: China on the Margins”
Join VII Mentor Program photographer Sim Chi Yin, along with ChinaFile, Magnum Foundation, and Open Society Foundations (OSF), for an evening of photos and discussion on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. "Ground Up: China on the Margins" will take place at OSF in NYC from 6:30-8:00pm.