Simon Chang

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A free lance photographer/film maker/ writer based in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Simon Chang

Born in 1978 in Taipei, Taiwan, Simon moved to Prague in 2003 and studied still photography at the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU).

Currently, he is based in Slovenia, a country located in the northern tip of Balkan and he divides his time between Taipei and Europe. Using documentary photography and in-depth articles, he has spent many years focusing on people marginalized by mainstream society.

Simon’s works have been featured in exhibitions in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, and Moscow, etc. His short films have been screened in Slovenia, Germany, France, Spain, and the Netherlands, etc.

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Simon Chang / Awards (summary)

• November. 2005

- A series on the Bohnice Mental Hospital in Prague
– Second place at the Central-Europe Frame 005 Photography Competition.

- A series on the Bohnice Mental Hospital in Prague
– Winner of the 2nd Annual Traditional Photography Awards of Taiwan International Visual Arts Center (TIVAC).

• January. 2011

- Awarded judges’ favorite at Epson 2011 Imaging Contest, Taipei, Taiwan.

• January. 2011

- 2011 Kaoshuing Awards, Kaoshuing, Taiwan.

• March. 2011

- The best reportage of the year (People) - Slovenia Press Photo 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

- The best photograph of the year (sport) - Slovenia Press Photo 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

• February. 2012

- 18th EMZIN - The best Photography of the year 2012 , Ljubljana, Slovenia.

(sequel)

- 18th EMZIN - The best Photography of the year 2012, second prize, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

• July.2012

- 1st Prize of PX3 PRIX DE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS (Professional/Press), Paris, France.

- 2nd Prize of PX3 PRIX DE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS (Professional/Music), Paris, France.

• August.2012

- 2012 Slovenia Fotopub Thursday Award, Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

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Following

  1. Aperture Foundation
  2. DEVELOP Tube
  3. Ivars Gravlejs
  4. Willeke Duijvekam
  5. Micro
  6. Night Contact
  7. Jason Lee Wong
  8. PhotoBookStore.co.uk
  9. mvgliech
  10. jf julian
  11. Duda, Daniel.