EXPO: Capturing Decisive Moments on the Street with Xyza Bacani (Fujifilm)

Class Code:
UUU7239
Skill Level:
Everyone

Xyza Cruz Bacani is a Filipina Street and Documentary Photographer who has been featured in New York Times Lens Blog, CNN and various International media publication not only for her excellence in photography but also for her inspirational story.

Join Xyza as she discusses how she captures the decisive moments on the street and how she uses the Fujifilm X system for her documentary photography.


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XYZA CRUZ BACANI is a Filipina Street and Documentary Photographer based in Hong Kong. Having worked as a second-generation migrant domestic worker in the city, she used photography to raise awareness about under-reported stories, focusing on the intersections of labour and human rights.

She is one of the Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellow 2015, has exhibited worldwide, won awards in photography and is the recipient of a resolution passed by the Philippines House of Representatives in her honour, HR No. 1969.

Xyza is a WMA Commission grantee, a Pulitzer Center, and Open Society Foundation Moving Walls 2017 grantee, she is one of the BBC’s 100 Women of the World 2015, 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2o16, Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2016, and a Fujifilm Ambassador.
 
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