An Exploration of Oceanic Wonders
A visage of crashing waves, blazing skies, and sandy shorelines truly sets the spirit free and imbues one with a deep sense of wonder. Join this photographic journey, as we take in the beauty of the seascape around the region and discover how each culture embraces the greatness of the sea.
Amrita Chandradas is a documentary photographer, currently based between Singapore and other regions of Southeast Asia. In 2014, she won the top 30 under 30 documentary photographers showcase by Magnum photos and IdeasTap, and is a recent young portfolio finalist for the Invisible Photographer Asia Awards. Amrita graduated with an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the London College of Communications. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, BBC World, Financial Times, and Dagbladet Information, among others. She aspires to explore the conflux of changing environments and its inhabitants. Amrita also hopes to bring to light little-discussed issues of displacement and struggles through on-ground personal insights.
Hannah Reyes Morales
Hannah Reyes Morales is a Filipina photographer and National Geographic Explorer whose work documents tenderness amidst adversity. Her photography, both visceral and intimate, takes a look at how resilience is embodied in daily life. Her work has been published in National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, CNN, and The Washington Post, among others. In 2016, she received a SOPA award for excellence in digital reporting for her reporting on human trafficking at sea for The New York Times. The World Press Photo has named her one of six emerging talents in Southeast Asia for their 6x6 program. She is a 2018 recipient of the IWMF Reporting Fellowship, and the UK’s Royal Photographic Society has named her one of their 100 Photographic Heroines. Based in Manila, Reyes Morales’ work explores the universal themes of diaspora, survival, and the bonds that tie us together.