Xyza Bacani is a Filipina Street and Documentary Photographer who has been featured in New York Times Lens Blog, CNN and various international media publications not only for her excellence in photography but also for her inspirational story. Working as a domestic worker in Hong Kong for almost a decade, she used photography to raise awareness about under-reported stories, focusing on migrants and human rights issues. She is one of the MAGNUM FOUNDATION HUMAN RIGHTS FELLOWS 2015, has exhibited worldwide, won awards in photography and is the recipient of a resolution passed by the Philippines House of Representatives in her honor, HR No. 1969. Xyza 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.
2017 - PDN's 2017 New and Emerging Photographers to watch, 2016 - Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia The Arts, 2016 - 30 Under 30 Women Photographers, 2015 - BBC Top 100 Women of the World 2015 , 2015 - Human Rights Press Award , 2015 - The Standard , 2014 - Justice Centre Human Rights Award 2014
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