Michael Vince Kim

Photographer, Argentina/South Korea visit website

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2017, 1st prize stories, People

2017, 1st prize stories, People

2017, 1st prize stories, People

2017, 1st prize stories, People

Michael Vince Kim was born in Los Angeles, California, to Korean parents, but relocated to Argentina at a young age.

He studied film directing at Fundación Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires and holds an MA Honours in linguistics from The University of Edinburgh. He later went on to receive an MA in documentary photography from the London College of Communication.

He is the recipient of the Magnum ‘30 Under 30’ Award, the Viewfind Visual Storytelling Grant, the Royal Photographic Society Postgraduate Bursary, and the Magnum Photography Awards Student Spotlight and won first prize in the People Stories category of the World Press Photo 2017 Contest.

He was selected to take part in the Joop Swart Masterclass 2017 in Amsterdam.

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