Honorable Mention / 2021 / Book / Fine Art

Fomosa Aborigines

  • Photographer
    Hsuan Chung
  • Studio
    Hsuan Chung
  • Website
  • Instagram

Taiwan (Formosa) was an extremely beautiful island, and is said to be the origin of Austronesian languages. The ancestors of the aborigines were the guardians of Formosa; they lived on this land with modesty and discipline. They were humble, optimistic, simple, and courageous. However, the lack of opportunities for often education has left them in a disadvantage when faced with one after another invasion. In the course of history, they were used, oppressed and slaughtered.

Hsuan Chung is a passionate photographer who started his interest in photography when he was seventeen. During his college years in Taiwan, he taught himself all the skills and techniques of photography and became a professional newspaper journalist before graduation.
He wasn't satisfied with his works and wanted improvement. That is when he decided to relocate to Atlanta to work on his M.F.A degree in Photography at Savannah College of Art and Design.
During his time working on his degree, he participates in many events and works hard to promote his photography works. With less than a year

Awards 2019

34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Cash Award
ESPY Photography Award 2019
Nomination by AAP Magazine for Black and White Award 2019
Formosa Aboriginal Book. Published by Hellenic Centre for Photography Library Collection, Athens, Greece
9th Annual “Figurative” Online Art Competition. Special Merit Category, Social Media (Official Website)
Camera USA 2019: National Photography Exhibition and Award, Naples Art Association, Naples, FL, USA
7th Annual Midwest Photo Emerge. Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS, USA
Formosa Aboriginal Book. Published by ACA Library of Savannah College of Art and Design Collection, Atlanta, GA, USA
Formosa Aboriginal. Published by World Journal Newspaper, USA
Formosa Aboriginal. Posted by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta, Social Media (Web, FB)
Formosa Aboriginal. Posted by Overseas Community Affairs Council Taiwan, Social Media (Web, FB)
Yugen Series. Honored in Digital Camera Photographer, 2019

The Great American Road Trip, Posted by ACP and Patch, Social Media (Official Website)

Mysterious Profundity Through Lens, Posted by AJC Atlanta News, Social Media (Official Website)