Chien-min Chung is an American Taiwanese freelance photographer. He has covered child labor in Afghanistan and Mongolia, as well as China’s transition into a global power. Prior to his freelance career, Chung worked at the Associated Press in Beijing for two years, where he won a World Press Photo award for his photos of protests in Tiananmen Square. He studied photography at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the days of D76 film developer and multigrade printing paper. His work has been published by Time, Der Speigel, Stern, Newsweek, Businessweek, Fortune, and The New York Times.

Last Updated: August 10, 2016

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Sunflower Protestors Open Up

Chien-min Chung
On March 18 some 200 Taiwanese, mostly college students, stormed the offices of Taiwan’s legislature, beginning a protest over a proposed trade agreement between the self-governed island and mainland China, which considers it a “renegade province.”...