Talk/Workshop, Visual Arts

黑猫白猫 Black Cat, White Cat – A dialogue in monochrome with Edwin Koo
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黑猫白猫 Black Cat, White Cat – A dialogue in monochrome with Edwin Koo

By: CrazyWorld Cafe

Date: 11 Aug 2011, Thu

Time: 8:00pm

Duration: 1.5 hrs

Venue: CrazyWorld Cafe, 24 Temple Street, Chinatown

Admission Rules: Entry is free, by registration at

Contact: Florence Chua at 62237553 or



• Entry to the talk is free. Please register at: http://www.crazyworldcafe.​com/
• Free Nikon goodie bags for the first 30 people who sign up!!
• Seating is limited, so do sign up quickly
• Food will not be served after 7:45pm, but selected drinks will still be available for purchase.

About Edwin Koo:

I’m currently based in Katmandu, Nepal. Since April 2008, I have been working on various editorial projects in Nepal, India and Pakistan.

My works have been published in Rhythms (Taiwan), asia! (Singapore), Global Post(US),Playboy(Germany),​ Geo (Germany), Himal Southasia (Nepal), Republica (Nepal) and Nepali Times (Nepal).

In 2009, I was awarded the 3rd place in UNICEF Photo of the Year, and also 1st place in Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar’s awards for Feature Picture Stories category. My work has also been chosen from an international selection to be exhibited in the 2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, and was a finalist in Getty Grants for Good 2010.

My exhibitions include: “Bahini: Life of My Sisters” (April 2010, Nepal, April 2009, Singapore), “Real People, Real Needs” UNHCR World Refugee Day 2009 (Nepal).

Prior to my freelance career, I worked as a staff photographer with Singapore’s national daily broadsheet, The Straits Times (2005-2008) and now-defunct tabloid Streats (2003-2005). I am currently represented by US-based ZUMA Press agency.

• Exhibition at CrazyWorld Cafe

In line with Singapore’s 46th birthday, CrazyWorld Cafe is honored to present a collection of images from General Elections 2011, taken by a Singaporean photographer, who thought he should record this moment in history for his children and grandchildren.

The exhibition spans from 7th Aug – 4th Sept 2011.

Entry is free all day. Feel free to come in to view the works on our walls. Cafe dining charges apply.

• By Edwin Koo:

As a Singaporean born and bred here, this elections has been a political awakening for me, and I am glad to be a witness through my photographs. I would like to share them with as many Singaporeans as I can, and I would like to share them with you.

Exhibition event link:​vent.php?eid=1936098707006​53

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