Amrita Chandradas is a documentary photographer, based between Singapore & Southeast Asia.She has travelled and photographed extensively in Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. In 2014, Amrita won the “ Top 30 under 30” international documentary photography showcase, organized by Magnum Photos and Ideas tap, her works was featured along with 29 other leading photographers at Birmingham. She subsequently won the People's Choice award with two other winners for the Top 30 under 30 documentary photography showcase by Magnum Photos. Her work has been featured on New York Times, The Financial Times, Dagbladet information,BBC world, Barbados Advocate, Straits Times,Tamil Guardian and among others.
Amrita graduated with an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of the Arts London, London College of Communications,2013. She was selected for the 2016 Angkor Photography workshops ( 12th edition ) held at Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Amrita has recently completed a hostile environment training and first aid course sponsored by the Frontline Freelance Register, IWMF, ACOS Alliance and RPS Register.
Amrita aspires to explore the conflux of changing environments and its inhabitants. She hopes to bring forth less discussed issues on displacement, struggles and other unspoken issues through on-ground personal insights.
2017 - Asian Women Photography Showcase 2017 , 2016 - Southeast Asian Masterclass Scholarship, 2016 - Excellence in Digital News by SOPA awards, 2016 - Angkor Photography Workshop / Participant , 2015 - "Urban living" Showcase / PIX 2015 Finalist, 2014 - Top 30 under 30 award by Magnum Photos
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- Military embed
- Video capture
- Video editing
All is not lost
Would it be her features? The way she talks, behaves or moves? Or would it be how her strands of her hair sway in the wind that would attribute to her femininity? Hair, we find it everywhere. It permeates our consciousness from the books we read, the media we engage in and the list goes on. What if that hair is robbed away from you with no warning?
Vanishing Hope revolves around 20,000 missing civilians up in the Northern & North-Eastern territories of Sri Lanka before, during and after the civil war in 2009.
6.9 is the new estimated population figure to hit Singapore by 2030. With declining birth-rates, an influx of foreigners to make up the numbers and a fight of space on the tiny red dot comes with the repercussions of limiting traditional spaces and practices to accommodate. 6.9 focuses on the largest Chinese cemetery of Singapore & outside of China,last village of Singapore,Xenaphobia and etc.