Jan Gonzales

Xyza Cruz Bacani is a Filipina street and documentary photographer. Having worked as a second-generation migrant domestic worker in the city, she uses photography to raise awareness of under-reported stories, focusing on the intersections of labor and human rights. She was a 2015 Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellow, has exhibited worldwide, won awards in photography, and is the recipient of a resolution passed by the Philippines House of Representatives in her honor, HR No. 1969. Cruz Bacani is a WMA Commission grantee, a Pulitzer Center and Open Society Foundation Moving Walls 2017 grantee, and she is one of the BBC’s 100 Women 2015, 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2016, Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2016, and a Fujifilm Ambassador. Her work has been featured in The New York Times’ Lens blog, CNN, and various international media publications. Her first solo show, “Humans of Makati,” was exhibited in her home country.

Last Updated: March 19, 2018



What Is the Significance of China’s #MeToo Movement?

Aaron Halegua, Kevin Lin & more
As the #MeToo movement has swept America, it has also made waves in greater China. On the mainland, the most widely publicized incident involved Luo Xixi’s allegation in a January 2018 Weibo post that her professor at Beihang University, Chen Xiaowu...