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About Jeenah Moon
Jeenah Moon is a photojournalist based in New York. She was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. She came to the United States from Korea in 2007. She graduated from The International Center of Photography in 2014 where she was awarded the Down Jones Scholarship. In 2015 She honored to win 2015 Front Page Award in the category of best Photography Essay “The Watchman of New York."
Her works are characterized by a fascination and love for those who make choices they know will marginalize themselves in society. She finds their niches and show how these folks adapt and even thrive in circumstances most people try to avoid.
She experimented in capturing the overlooked humanity in various marginalized urban populations. She works on projects on dealing with human rights and urbanization in local areas.
She greatly admires photography which addresses pressing social issues and the capacity of this type of medium to capture the most meaningful,engaging and even impactful visual imagery.