Filipina domestic worker and photographer Xyza Bacani earned a Magnum Fellowship in 2015. In her new solo exhibition "Modern Slavery", Bacani explores themes of resilience and tenacity of victims of human trafficking. "Modern Slavery" is now on view until June 10th at KONG Art Space in Central, Hong Kong. News story from South China Morning Post.
A domestic worker from the Philippines who moonlights as a photographer in Hong Kong will be leaving her job in May to pursue a dream career in New York. Xyza Cruz Bacani, 27, has been selected as one of seven Human Rights Fellows by the Magnum Foundation. This summer, she will spend six weeks studying at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Way to go, Xyza!