Yen Duong is a Vietnamese journalist and photographer currently based throughout Vietnam and in Southeast Asia. Her works tend to place a focus on women, marginalized communities and urbanism. She has documented stories from the trauma of Palestinian teens being kept under house arrest in East Jerusalem, home demolitions in the Bedouin communities in the oPt, young Vietnamese girls being trafficked and sold to China, to the impact of rapid urbanization on marginalized communities in southern Vietnam and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Selected clients: Bloomberg News, Reuters, the New York Times, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, South China Morning Post, Balkan Insight and various NGOs.
2019 One World Media's New Voice Award, winner
2018 Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, runner-up
2018 Women Photograph mentorship class of 2018-2019
2018 South-South Media Lab program funded by BMZ, fellow/photojournalist in residence
2018 Solo exhibition, Gobeze/Iceaddis, Addis Ababa, "Portraits of The New Flower"
2018 IWMF Funds for Women Journalists, shortlisted
2016 Visiting fellowship, Koç University, Istanbul
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currently in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam