Facing Change: Documenting DETROIT
Baltimore, MD, USA
Alan Chin was born and raised in New York City’s Chinatown. Since 1996, he has worked in China, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Central Asia, and Ukraine, as well as extensively in the United States. He is Contributing Editor at the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a contributing photographer to The New York Times and many other publications, Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and his work is in the collection of the Museum Of Modern Art. The New York Times twice nominated Alan for the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Kosovo conflict in 1999 and 2000. Currently, Alan is also Managing Director of Facing Change: Documenting DETROIT, a community-based photojournalism initiative that is part of Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA). Additionally, Alan is both writing and photographing a book on his ancestral region of Toishan in southern China, and a founding partner of Red Hook Editions: A Publishing Community.
2017 - Knight Foundation Detroit Arts Challenge Winner
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