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Memories Of A Circuit Breaker (Singapore)

  • Prize
    Bronze in Book/Other
  • Photographer
    Tan Chin Hock
  • Credit
    Tan Chin Hock

In an unprecedented move in her fight against COVID-19, Singapore implemented ‘Circuit Breaker’ (CB) in April 2020 to bring the infection number down. Families are forced to stay indoor for weeks. But dire as the situation may be, CB provided an opportunity for us to be close with our family members and create a set of
lasting memories with them. Everyone in the family handled the Circuit Breaker differently and those instances were precious moments to be captured in this difficult time. I tried to document those memories that would bring on a smile when we look back at this difficult time ;)

An advocate of strong families, Chin Hock is known for promoting filial piety in Singapore. For the dedication to his parents and for advocacy of the Asian value ‘Filial Piety’, he was awarded the filial piety award conferred by Nanyang Confucian Association in 2013. An avid photographer, his family themed photographs have been featured in the Ngee Ann Photographic Exhibition (NAPE), one of the largest
photography exhibitions in Singapore, from 2015 – 2019 consecutively. The avid photographer revolves his life around family, running and dark chocolates.

Awards PX3 Book Best New Talent 2019

Inspiring author of photobook ‘Father (父), Mother (母)’ https://singapore.kinokuniya.com/bw/9789810969318)

Photo exhibits on family values were selected for the Ngee Ann Photography Exhibition (Singapore) in 2015- 2021.