Topic: Sim Chi Yin

Misha Friedman
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PJL: July 2014 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

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China/personal project/[Sub/Urban]/on-going/ March 2014/Urbanisation/Guangzhou/picture by Sim Chi Yin / VII Stuck in a moment: In the middle of what is Guangzhou's new Central Business District, this one-time fishing village now lies in a half-demolished state and legal limbo as villagers challenge the government in court for more compensation for their land. Meanwhile, the new business district, with its posh hotels and plush office blocks has arisen all around the urban village which has now largely become cheap housing for migrant workers and remaining residents. All over China, people are being moved off the land and up into apartment blocks, and rural land turned into new towns, as China is swept by a government-engineered massive urbanisation push -- changing landscapes, livelihoods and lifestyles in a single generation. The past year was a watershed in the world’s most populous country: for the first time, there are more Chinese living in urban areas than rural ones.
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Sim Chi Yin Joins VII Photo as an Interim Member

After three years on VII Photo’s Mentor Program, China-based photographer Sim Chi Yin has joined the agency as a full member. She speaks to TIME about her plans and her transition from writing to photography.

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Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times
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PJL: January 2014 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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Krisanne Johnson
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PJL: December 2013 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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Anastasia Taylor-Lind / VII for Wired
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PJL: November 2013 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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