X-H1: Mindy Tan x Reportage "Forbidden Tattoos" -Proud of-
Mindy Tan is a Singapore-based documentary and commercial photographer whose speciality is photographing people.
She began her career in as a newspaper journalist, covering breaking news migrant labour, and community issues, winning the Society of Publishers Asia Award for Excellence in Human Rights Reporting in 2007. In 2008, she swapped pen for camera and became a full-time photographer.
Today her assignments vary from lifestyle to documentary and sports. She has been involved in events like the Beijing Paralympics 2008, the Singapore F1 night race, the Youth Olympics 2010 and WTA Championships.
Commercial clients include Singapore Tourism Board, Microsoft and Uniqlo.
Editorial clients include Reuters Plus, the Associated Press, Die Zeit and Focus magazine.
Her street photography and North Korea images have been featured in The Guardian, The Sun, Ouest France and Hong Kong’s Photonews 摄影⽇日报.
She was recently commissioned an exhibition on Italy’s Motor Valley.