Photos by migrant workers on "Life in Singapore"

Lower Gallery, Objectifs
5 to 15 Sept 2019
Opening Reception: Sun 8 Sept, 12pm

Admission: Free

The inaugural Migrant Workers Photography Festival is the first photography festival dedicated to the works of migrant workers working and residing in Singapore. It is open to all regardless of gender, age, nationality or occupation.

This year, a total of 118 submissions were received in response to the theme “Life in Singapore”, across three categories: Landscape and Nature, People and Culture, and Places and Architecture. The twelve images selected as finalists and exhibited at Objectifs capture the perspectives and expressions of migrant workers living and working in Singapore.

The inaugural Migrant Workers Photography Festival is made possible by the following partners, sponsors, and donors: aidha, AVS Printing Pte Ltd, HealthServe, Mr Kevin Sim, Ms Ang Huan Ting, Ms Eva Wong Nava, Objectifs – Centre for Photography and Film,

For more information, visit the Migrant Workers Photography Festival’s Facebook Page here.


The Straits Times: Photos by migrant workers shine at new festival

Xinhua: Feature: Images speak of longing, laughter at Singapore’s migrant worker photography festival

Coconuts Singapore: The first ever Migrant Workers Photography Festival looks at life in Singapore with a different lens

South China Morning Post: Singapore photography festival captures closer ties between locals and migrant workers